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December 2018
 

14 December 2018

Hon J. C. Hutchinson at a Praedial Larceny Prevention Workshop for police officers

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 14 Dec 2018    communications   
Hon J. C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Bishop Dr. Gary Welsh, Assistant Commissioner of Police, at a Praedial Larceny Prevention Workshop for police officers in Kingston on December 12, 2018. The workshop, which was facilitated by the MICAF and the Jamaica Constabulary aimed at sensitising police officers from across the island on the impact of praedial larceny on the agricultural sector and the need to be for all officers to be engaged in the fight to reduce the incidences of praedial larceny.


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Director Andre Kong speaking at a Praedial Larceny Prevention Workshop for police officers

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 14 Dec 2018    communications   
Andre Kong, Director, Fisheries Division, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), speaking about the negative impact of praedial larceny on the fisheries sector at a Praedial Larceny Prevention Workshop for police officers in Kingston on December 12, 2018. Others from left are Superintendent of Police Velma Thomas-Gayle and Bishop Dr. Gary Welsh, Assistant Commissioner of Police. The workshop, which was facilitated by the MICAF and the Jamaica Constabulary aimed at sensitising police officers from across the island on the impact of praedial larceny on the...


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Microfinance institutions urged to employ modern technologies

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 14 Dec 2018    communications   
Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minster, Hon. Audley Shaw, is urging Microfinance institutions (MFIs) to employ the most modern technologies and best practices in order to better serve their customers. He stressed that the sector must invest in technology in order to bring its own innovative financing solutions to market, such as mobile apps to enable further growth in customer relations and foster strategic partnerships. “Our local microfinance landscape has seen a revolution in recent years with several mobile money offerings targeted at an increasingly discerning and informed...


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Hutchinson commends JCF for new praedial larceny prevention initiative

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 14 Dec 2018    communications   
Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. J.C. Hutchinson, has commended the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) for its initiative to decentralise the operations of the police in curtailing praedial larceny. The move to decentralise is expected to become effective with a soon-to-be-established Agricultural Produce Protection Division with Units located islandwide that will focus on agricultural produce theft and related offences. Minister Hutchinson was speaking at a Praedial Larceny Prevention Workshop at the Medallion Hall in St...


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Praedial Larceny Prevention Workshop

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 14 Dec 2018    communications   
Shaun Baugh, Principal Director at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries(MICAF), in discussion with Deputy Commissioner of Police Clifford Blake(centre) and Deputy Superintendent of Police Samuel Blake at a Praedial Larceny Prevention Workshop at Medallion Hall in Kingston on December 12, 2018. The workshop, which was facilitated by the MICAF and the Jamaica Constabulary, was aimed at sensitising police officers from across the island on the impact of praedial larceny on the agricultural sector and the need for all officers to be engaged in the fight to reduce the...


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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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