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December 2018
 
  • Minister Audley Shaw (right) along with Ministers Edmund Bartlett and Fayval Williams at the Official Opening of th… https://t.co/6bhlezd3ks Posted: 2 hours 45 min ago
  • Minister Hutchinson (left) greets DCP Clifford Blake at a Praedial Larceny Prevention Workshop in Kingston on Decem… https://t.co/7N2ZCEqMzh Posted: 2 hours 49 min ago
  • Small Ruminants Association of Jamaica presents Kingston Farm Yaad Expo on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at the Jamaica… https://t.co/MncPoH4W0S Posted: 9 hours 33 min ago

05 December 2018

Tomlin Coleman (left) explains the process of manufacturing activated charcoal to delegates of the Caribbean International Bamboo Symposium, during a tour of his farm in Lacovia, St. Elizabeth, on November 29, 2018. Others from left are Gladstone Rose( partially hidden), Special Projects Director at the Bureau of Standards Jamaica, Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Prof Lu Wenming, Deputy Director General of the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation(INBAR) in China, and Pablo Jácome Estrella, Regional Coordinator for Latin America and Caribbean, INBAR.

Hutchinson champions bamboo industry

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 05 Dec 2018    communications   
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, says Government is devising ways to allocate lands and to encourage farmers to produce bamboo in an orderly and organised manner in support of the demand for the expansion of the value chain. The development of the bamboo industry, the minister said, provides another opportunity for Jamaica to continue to maintain its profile as an innovation-based agro-industrial destination. Speaking at the inaugural Caribbean International Bamboo Symposium on November 27, Minister...


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Beverley Singh of Superchard & Sons Furnishing presents bamboo clock to Deputy Director General Prof Lu Wenming

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 05 Dec 2018    communications   
Beverley Singh of Superchard & Sons Furnishing Co. Ltd presents bamboo clock manufactured by the company to Prof Lu Wenming, Deputy Director General of the International Bamboo and Rattan Organisation in China, during a tour of the factory in White Marl, St. Catherine, on November 29. Others from left are Adana Berhe, General Manager, Adal Industrial P.L.C in Ethiopia, and Superchard Singh, director, Superchard & Sons Furnishing Co. Ltd. The tour was organised as part of the symposium, which was held at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston November 27-28 under the theme ’Bamboo:...


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Minister Hutchinson views bamboo products on display at Bamboo Jamaica

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 05 Dec 2018    communications   
Hon J.C. Hutchinson (3rd right), Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, views bamboo products on display at Bamboo Jamaica along with delegates of the Caribbean International Bamboo Symposium during a tour of the factory on November 29, 2018. The tour was organised as part of the symposium, which was held at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston on November 27-28 under the theme ’Bamboo: An Economic High Value Chain Resource for the Caribbean’ with over 200 delegates in attendance.


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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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  • Minister Audley Shaw (right) along with Ministers Edmund Bartlett and Fayval Williams at the Official Opening of th… https://t.co/6bhlezd3ks Posted: 2 hours 45 min ago
  • Minister Hutchinson (left) greets DCP Clifford Blake at a Praedial Larceny Prevention Workshop in Kingston on Decem… https://t.co/7N2ZCEqMzh Posted: 2 hours 49 min ago
  • Small Ruminants Association of Jamaica presents Kingston Farm Yaad Expo on Sunday, December 16, 2018 at the Jamaica… https://t.co/MncPoH4W0S Posted: 9 hours 33 min ago

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