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.
21 Feb 2017
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...