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January 2019
 

10 January 2019

JACRA to establish coffee training institute September

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 10 Jan 2019    communications   
A coffee training institute aimed at certifying regulatory cup testers will be established by the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA) by September 2019. This was among several initiatives announced by the Hon Daryl Vaz, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation at the launch of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee day on January 4 in Kingston. Speaking on behalf of the Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Minister Vaz said the regulatory cup testers would lead the way as certified trainers for the...


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Jamaica Egg Farmers Association 18th annual general meeting

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 10 Jan 2019    communications   
Director Howard Paulwell speaking at the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association 18th annual general meeting held in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, on January 9, 2019. Among the topics discussed were the glut that was experienced by egg farmers in 2018 and the need for the removal of GCT on eggs.


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Principal Director Shaun Baugh greets CEO Mark Haskins

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 10 Jan 2019    communications   
Shaun Baugh (left), Principal Director of Planning and Policy, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, greets Mark Haskins, Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Broilers Group, at the 18th annual general meeting of the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, on January 9, 2019. Among the topics discussed were the glut that was experienced by egg farmers in 2018 and the need for the removal of GCT on eggs. Among the topics discussed were the glut that was experienced by egg farmers in 2018 and the need for the removal of GCT on eggs.


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Chairman Michael Pryce speaking at the 18th Annual General Meeting of the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association

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 10 Jan 2019    communications   
Michael Pryce, Chairman of the Egg Development Committee and Director of Agricultural Marketing Information at the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, assures members at the 18th annual general meeting of the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association in Ocho Rios, St. Ann, on January 9, 2019 of Government’s commitment to protecting the egg industry, indicating that no import licences for eggs was issued by the Ministry in 2018. Among the topics discussed were the glut that was experienced by egg farmers in 2018 and the need for the removal of GCT on eggs.


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From left, Dennis Boothe, chairman of the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority; Hon Daryl Vaz, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, and Diane Edwards, President of JAMPRO, at the launch of Jamaica Blue Mountain Coffee Day on January 4 in Kingston.

Newly appointed JACRA Board to lead development of coffee industry

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 10 Jan 2019    communications   
Government, through the Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority (JACRA), led by its newly appointed eight-member board that is chaired by Dennis Boothe, is looking at long-term solutions to include brand protection and promotion to improve the coffee industry. “We are currently awaiting the Board’s approval of the development plan for the coffee sector, which seeks to address brand protection and promotion; production and distribution of acceptable quality planting material; management of pests and diseases and product safety, said the Hon Daryl Vaz, Minister without Portfolio...


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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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