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November 2015
 

09 November 2015

Work Far Advanced On Policy for Bamboo Industry

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 09 Nov 2015    admin   
Work currently being undertaken by the Government to develop a policy for Jamaica’s emerging bamboo industry, could be completed by year-end. State Minister for Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Sharon Ffolkes-Abrahams, who has oversight for the sector, tells JIS News that the Ministry, which is piloting the initiative under its Bamboo Products Industry Project (BPIP), is in the process of preparing a final draft for perusal by all stakeholders. These include the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), and the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA). With the engagement advancing...


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The Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce is described as Jamaica's "Business Ministry." It's mandate is to lead the development of policies that will create growth and jobs, while achieving social inclusion and consumer protection. The Ministry, working its stakeholders is primarily responsible for business policy development, monitoring and evaluation, while giving direction and oversight to a cluster of implementing departments and agencies.

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