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November 2018
 

22 November 2018

Minister Shaw at Red Stripe’s Knowledge Forum

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 22 Nov 2018    communications   
Hon Audley Shaw (centre), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, poses with extension officers attached to Red Stripe’s Grow Jamaica project at Red Stripe’s Knowledge Forum, which was organised under the theme ‘Beyond Talk: The Commercialization of the Cassava Value Chain, at Mona Visitors’ Lodge in St. Andrew on November 21, 2018.


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Hon Audley Shaw (centre), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, discusses the importance of the local value chain development to Jamaica’s economy with (from left) Ricardo Nuncio, Managing Director of Red Stripe, and Noel daCosta, Chairman, Desnoes & Geddes Foundation, at Mona Visitors’ Lodge in St. Andrew on November 21, 2018. The occasion was Red Stripe’s Knowledge Forum, which was organised under the theme ‘Beyond Talk: The Commercialization of the Cassava Value Chain.

Agri minister calls for increased use of local ingredients in manufacturing

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 22 Nov 2018    communications   
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon Audley Shaw, is calling on manufacturers to include more local ingredients in the manufacturing of their products. He was speaking at a Knowledge Forum organised by Red Stripe under the theme ‘Beyond Talk: The Commercialization of the Cassava Value ‘, held at the Mona Visitors’ Lodge, UWI, Mona, on November 21, 2018. “Brew ideas like Red Stripe,” Minister Shaw stated as he commended the company on its innovation and enterprise in the use of cassava in the brewing of its beer. “Our country’s prospects for developing agriculture and...


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Red Stripe’s Knowledge Forum

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 22 Nov 2018    communications   
Dr. Nickeshia Reid (2nd right) of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), discusses cassava varieties on display with Ricardo Nuncio, Managing Director of Red Stripe, at Red Stripe’s Knowledge Forum, which was organised under the theme ‘Beyond Talk: The Commercialization of the Cassava Value Chain, at Mona Visitors’ Lodge in St. Andrew on November 21, 2018. Others, from left, are Dr Lisa Myers Morgan, Principal Research Director, and Carla Douglas, Senior Research Director, both of the MICAF.


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Minister Shaw greets Gillian Hyde of the Jamaica National Group at Red Stripe’s Knowledge Forum

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 22 Nov 2018    communications   
Hon Audley Shaw (2nd right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, greets Gillian Hyde of the Jamaica National Group at Red Stripe’s Knowledge Forum, which was organised under the theme ‘Beyond Talk: The Commercialization of the Cassava Value Chain, at Mona Visitors’ Lodge in St. Andrew on November 21, 2018. Others, from left, are Master of Ceremony Garth Williams, Noel daCosta, Chairman, Desnoes & Geddes Foundation, and Ricardo Nuncio, Managing Director of Red Stripe.


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The Ministry

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

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.

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

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