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January 2019
 

17 January 2019

Minister Shaw presents a copy of the map of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project to Dr. William Smith

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 17 Jan 2019    communications   
Hon Audley Shaw (right), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, presents a copy of the map of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project (EVADP) to Dr. William Smith, President of the Caribbean Development Bank, at the launch of the EVADP on January 16, 2019 at Lititz in St. Elizabeth. The £35,515-million Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project is funded through a grant from the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund, which is administered through the CDB, and includes the drilling of six irrigation wells and restoration of approximately 30 km...


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The Most Hon. Andrew Holness in discussion with Minister Hutchinson

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 17 Jan 2019    communications   
The Most Hon. Andrew Holness (left), Prime Minister of Jamaica, in discussion with the Hon J.C. Hutchinson, Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, at the launch of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project on January 16, 2019. At right is Stefan Kossoff, Head of the UK Department for International Development Caribbean. The £35,515-million Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project is funded through a grant from the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund, which is administered through the Caribbean Development...


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From right, The Most Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, Hon Audley Shaw, Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries; His Excellency Asif Ahmad, British High Commissioner to Jamaica, and Michael Stewart, Member of Parliament for Manchester South, at the unveiling of the Lititz Farm Well Site in St. Elizabeth on January 16, 2019. The £35,515-million Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project is funded through a grant from the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund, which is administered through the Caribbean Development Bank, and includes the drilling of six irrigation wells and restoration of approximately 30 km of farm/community roads.

Essex Valley Agriculture Project to improve irrigation for over 700 farmers

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 17 Jan 2019    communications   
Government, through the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, officially launched the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project at Lititz Primary School in St. Elizabeth on January 16, 2019, with the aim of reducing the water -related challenges being faced by the over 700 farmers of Essex Valley. Launched by Prime Minister Andrew Holness, the project will provide improved irrigation systems on approximately 700 hectares of land to include the development of a climate-resilient off-farm irrigation system consisting of six irrigation wells and restoration of...


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Launch of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project

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 17 Jan 2019    communications   
The Most Hon. Andrew Holness, Prime Minister of Jamaica, operates drill equipment at the Lititz Farm Well Site in St. Elizabeth at the launch of the Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project on January 16, 2019. Looking on is the Hon Audley Shaw (2nd left), Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Dermon Spence (left), Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries. The £35,515-million Essex Valley Agriculture Development Project is funded through a grant from the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund,...


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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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Telephone: (876) 968-7116 
Fax: (876) 960-7422 

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Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
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Email: psecoffice@micaf.gov.jm