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February 2017
 
  • Hon. Karl Samuda updating the country on the Agricultural Credit Board & the Import Permit for Agricultural Produce… https://t.co/rDn3332x1n Posted: 11 hours 45 min ago
  • Dwight McKie, livestock research officer, Hounslow Demonstration & Training Cen, demonstrates artificial inseminati… https://t.co/OoCJqIUkYq Posted: 11 hours 58 min ago

Press Conference

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 22 Feb 2017    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Karl Samuda (2nd right) addressing a press briefing to update the country on the Agricultural Credit Board and the Import Permit for Agricultural Produce held at the Ministry’s Hope Gardens office on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. Also seated at the head table from MICAF (L-R) are Chief Technical Director, Dermon Spence; Permanent Secretary, Donovan Stanberry; and Director General, Vivian Brown.


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Fernandez explaining the benefits of using Fungicides Serenade

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 21 Feb 2017    communications   
Edison Fernandez (left), Caribbean Sales Manager of Bayer CropScience, explains to the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the benefits of using the fungicides Serenade, Trivia and Antracol, which were launched by his company in partnership with Carib Agro Distributors in Jamaica on Friday, February 17 in Junction, St. Elizabeth.


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Hon. J.C. Hutchinson discussing use of Serenade

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 21 Feb 2017    communications   
From left, Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, discusses use of Serenade, one of three fungicides that were launched in the Jamaican market by Bayer CropScience (BCS) and Carib Agro Distributors Limited (CAD), with Nicholas Duke, Sales Manager at BCS; and Reginald Burgess, director, CAD; at Junction in St. Elizabeth on February 17. The fungicides, which are manufactured by BCS, can be used singly or together and are suitable for use on crops such as tomato, Irish potato and pepper.


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Opening of the Small Ruminant Reproductive Centre in Hounslow, St. Elizabeth

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 21 Feb 2017    communications   
Dwight McKie, livestock research officer at Hounslow Demonstration and Training Centre, demonstrates artificial insemination in a goat at the opening of the Small Ruminant Reproductive Centre in Hounslow, St. Elizabeth, on Friday, February 17 under the guidance of Dr. Gabrielle Young (2nd right), veterinarian at Nutramix. Viewing the proceedings at 3rd right is the Hon Karl Samuda, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; along with (from left) Dr. Robin Gregory, Country Representative, CARDI; Permanent Secretary Donovan Stanberry; and the Hon Floyd Green, member of...


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Hon Karl Samuda (right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, hands over goats to Marcia Davis, member of the Lydford Women’s Group, following the signing of a grant agreement contract between the Ministry and the group for the donation of five Boer goats at the Hounslow Demonstration and Training Centre in St. Elizabeth on Friday, February 17. The signing was part of the opening of the Ministry’s Small Ruminant Reproductive Facility, which will assist with the rapid multiplication of improved genetic quality and conservation of small ruminants. At centre is Donovan Stanberry, permanent secretary in the Ministry.

Agriculture minister calls for adaptation of technology in livestock sector

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 21 Feb 2017    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon Karl Samuda, has said that in order for Jamaica to be able to provide the quality and quantity of cattle and small ruminants that will satisfy both the local and international markets, Jamaica must adapt the appropriate technology for the development of the livestock sector. He was speaking at the opening of the Small Ruminant Reproductive Facility located at the Ministry’s Demonstration and Training Centre in Hounslow, St. Elizabeth, on Friday, February 17. “We have to turn to the adaption of appropriate technology and there...


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Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

As the "business" Ministry, we are the key driver and thought leader for facilitating investments in the economy and preparing local businesses and entreprenuers to take advantage of Jamaica's entry into the global supply chain.

We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiam into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.

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  • Hon. Karl Samuda updating the country on the Agricultural Credit Board & the Import Permit for Agricultural Produce… https://t.co/rDn3332x1n Posted: 11 hours 45 min ago
  • Dwight McKie, livestock research officer, Hounslow Demonstration & Training Cen, demonstrates artificial inseminati… https://t.co/OoCJqIUkYq Posted: 11 hours 58 min ago

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