Executive Director of the Jamaica 4-H Clubs, Dr. Ronald Blake (2nd left) and Interim President, Northern Caribbean University (NCU), Professor Marilyn Anderson (2nd right), holding the signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at a signing ceremony, held on December 5, 2016 at the Jamaica 4-H Clubs National Headquarters in Kingston. Others (from left) are: Director, Human Resource and Administration, Jamaica 4-H Clubs, Karen Thompson and Professor and Dean of the College of Natural and Applied Science, Allied Health and Nursing at NCU, Dr. Vincent Wright. The partnership will focus on the recruitment and training of youth in technical and vocational education as well as supporting and strengthening 4-H Clubs.
07 Dec 2016
As part of its ongoing efforts to boost revitalisation of the country’s dairy industry, the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries is encouraging greater involvement of young people and women in the industry. The call came from acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Reginald Budhan, while addressing dairy farmers from St Thomas, Clarendon and St Elizabeth on Wednesday, November 23, 2016 in Kingston. Speaking against the background of a decline in the industry, precipitated by the liberalisation of milk imports in the 1990s, and the subsequent attrition of farmers from...