(From left) Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF), Hon. Karl Samuda; Head of Delegation to the European Union (EU), Jamaica, Ambasssador Malgorzata Wasilewska; and President, University of Technology, Professor Stephen Vasciannie, shake hands after signing a contract for the establishment of small business enterprises for residents of sugar- dependent areas, which forms part of the Sugar Transformation Programme being implemented by the Ministry.. The signing was held at the Ministry’s New Kingston office, on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The EU grant-funded contract is valued at $11m.
As the "business" Ministry, we are the key driver and thought leader for facilitating investments in the economy and preparing local businesses and entreprenuers to take advantage of Jamaica's entry into the global supply chain.
We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiam into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.