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MSME Resources Search Tool

The MSME Resources Search Tool provides entrepreneurs of Jamaican micro, small and medium enterprises a digital resource to access up-to-date information on initiatives, programmes and services available to them through various entities who focus on the growth and development of the MSME. Inside users will find relevant initiatives, programmes and services from both private and public sectors… all in one concise location and categorised across the following nine (9) subject areas:
  • Empowering Business Environment
  • Business Development Support & Training
  • Affordable MSME Financing
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation & Technology in Business
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Women in Business
  • Youth in Business
  • Supporting Persons with Disability in Business
  • Supporting the Creative Sector in Business
A search can also be filtered by specific criteria including by:
  • Audience
  • Industry
  • Purpose
  • Type of Financing
Please check back often. New initiatives are added and updates are made as soon as they arise. See tool below:

Food Safety Modernisation Act (FMSA) Crops and Livestock

Programme provides technical support to farmers, including MSMEs, producing crops for local consumption, export and processing.

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Goat Revolving Programme

The Goat Revolving Programme is funded by the Kingston Lions Club in association with the Goat Breeders Association, JAMALCO & the Agricultural Credit Board.

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Government of Jamaica Adaptation Fund Programme

MSMEs in the agricultural sector are constantly at risk due to potential consequences of climate change on their crops. Many of these MSMEs farmers operate with small plot sizes on very hilly terrains.

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IGNITE Programme

The Jamaica Business Development Corporation was recently awarded the role of Business Service Intermediary (BSI) to facilitate the Grant Solicitation and Management Process on behalf of the Development Bank of Ja

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Integrated Community Development Project (ICDP) Entrepreneurial Grant

The ICDP Enterprise project is a grant programme to be targeted at 19 communities across seven parishes. The grants are being targeted for small and micro enterprises including existing business and startups.

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The Ministry

Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce.

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.

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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