Government of Jamaica


Hon. Karl Samuda, CD, MP


Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries


Honourable J.C. Hutchinson, CD, MP


Minister without Portfolio


Donovan Stanberry


Permanent Secretary

Latest News & Events

Published On: May 29th, 2017
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Donovan Stanberry had high praises for the St. Mary Multi-purpose Cooperative Cold Storage Facility, noting that it represented part of the consummation of the marriage between industry and commerce and agriculture and fisheries. Speaking at the handover of the multi-purpose cold storage facility in Iterboreale, St. Mary, on Friday...
Published On: May 27th, 2017
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture, and Fisheries, Donovan Stanberry says that there is a need for real statistics on the MSME sector as data is now being garnered from tax rolls and all kinds of proxies. “I think that one of the urgent imperatives of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is to provide that mechanism where we can, in fact, have...
Published On: May 19th, 2017
The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is alerting Irish potato farmers to take precautionary measures to protect their crops in the wake of the recent torrential rainfall. In a release today ( May 19), RADA advised as follows: A trough influencing the weather conditions across the entire island has resulted in a high level of rainfall. Due to prolonged hours of wetness, conditions for rapid...
Published On: May 18th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda has announced that an assessment is now being conducted on the extent of damage to the agricultural sector as a result of heavy rains this week. Teams from the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) are on the ground conducting damage assessments and as soon as accessibility permits in some areas, preliminary figures will be...
Published On: May 18th, 2017
On the invitation of the President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, the Anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission (the Commission) will participate in the Kingston and St. Andrew Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show (Agrofest) on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The event will be staged on the grounds of Jamaica College, 189 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6 from 8 o’clock a.m. to 5 o’clock p.m. The Staff of the Commission will...
Published On: May 12th, 2017
Mr. Dwayne Mitchell, Director of Sales and Marketing, Jamsew Machine Sales and Services Ltd. (right), explains to Mr. Stephen Wedderburn, Chief Technical Director, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the intricacies of an embroidery machine. Jamsew Machines Sales...
Published On: May 29th, 2017
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Donovan Stanberry had high praises for the St. Mary Multi-purpose Cooperative Cold Storage Facility, noting that it represented part of the consummation of the marriage between industry and commerce and agriculture and fisheries. Speaking at the handover of the multi-purpose cold storage facility in Iterboreale, St. Mary, on Friday...
Published On: May 27th, 2017
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture, and Fisheries, Donovan Stanberry says that there is a need for real statistics on the MSME sector as data is now being garnered from tax rolls and all kinds of proxies. “I think that one of the urgent imperatives of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is to provide that mechanism where we can, in fact, have...
Published On: May 19th, 2017
The Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) is alerting Irish potato farmers to take precautionary measures to protect their crops in the wake of the recent torrential rainfall. In a release today ( May 19), RADA advised as follows: A trough influencing the weather conditions across the entire island has resulted in a high level of rainfall. Due to prolonged hours of wetness, conditions for rapid...
Published On: May 18th, 2017
Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda has announced that an assessment is now being conducted on the extent of damage to the agricultural sector as a result of heavy rains this week. Teams from the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA) are on the ground conducting damage assessments and as soon as accessibility permits in some areas, preliminary figures will be...
Published On: May 18th, 2017
On the invitation of the President of the Jamaica Agricultural Society, the Anti-dumping and Subsidies Commission (the Commission) will participate in the Kingston and St. Andrew Agricultural, Industrial and Food Show (Agrofest) on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The event will be staged on the grounds of Jamaica College, 189 Old Hope Road, Kingston 6 from 8 o’clock a.m. to 5 o’clock p.m. The Staff of the Commission will...
Published On: May 12th, 2017
Mr. Dwayne Mitchell, Director of Sales and Marketing, Jamsew Machine Sales and Services Ltd. (right), explains to Mr. Stephen Wedderburn, Chief Technical Director, Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, the intricacies of an embroidery machine. Jamsew Machines Sales...

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