MICAF Press Releases - 2017

April 2017

New Fisheries Bill to promote transparency Ė Samuda - (25/04/2017)

CAC Secures Over J$21.5 Million In Refunds/Compensation For Consumers - (25/04/2017)

Put farmers on idle lands Ė Hutchinson - (24/04/2017)

Ministry warning the public to be careful when purchasing green ginger - (21/04/2017)

Ministry urges St Ann farmers to increase production - (21/04/2017)

Samuda wants JBDC locations in all parishes - (18/04/2017)

Chang hails role of agriculture in national economic growth - (18/04/2017)

Hutchinson supports establishment of national bee farmersí group - (10/04/2017)

Technology to drive the agricultural sector - (05/04/2017)

Minister reiterates that agriculture will contribute to growth - (04/04/2017)

Government lifts ban on corned beef - (04/04/2017)

Samuda wants Monymusk to target 500,000 tonnes of cane in the next 5 years - (04/04/2017)

$900,000 contributed to School Garden and Breakfast Programmes - (04/04/2017)

March 2017

Banana, plantain production increase in 2016 - (31/03/2017)

Samuda wants measurable targets for expansion of fisheries industry - (31/03/2017)

Samuda calls on distributors to work with farmers to grow agriculture - (28/03/2017)

Samuda wants young people to be involved in Irish potato production - (28/03/2017)

Stanberry recommends restructuring and repositioning of sugar industry - (24/03/2017)

Govít begins removal exercise of all brands of corned beef imported from Brazil - (22/03/2017)

Government imposes temporary ban on Brazilian corned beef - (20/03/2017)

Jamaica committed to expanding exports to UK - (17/03/2017)

Stanberry urges public servants to plan for retirement - (17/03/2017)

St. Elizabeth farmers quadruples cultivation of Irish potatoes - (13/03/2017)

February 2017

Agriculture minister calls for adaptation of technology in livestock sector - (20/02/2017)

Get involved in the sugar industry, says Minister Samuda - (16/02/2017)

Samuda commits to revitalisation of dairy industry - (13/02/2017)

Govít spending $30m on water-harvesting projects in St. Ann - (13/02/2017)

Samuda wants cocoa expansion - (07/02/2017)

Agriculture Minister urges Farmers to expand Coffee Production beyond Blue Mountains - (02/02/2017)

Dairy Board trains farmers in pesticide treatment - (01/02/2017)

January 2017

Dairy Board programme increases milk production - (31/01/2017)

Minister Hutchinson encourages students to become environmental ambassadors - (30/01/2017)

Standard labelling and packaging to include granulated sugar - (26/01/2017)

Algix Jamaica licensed for export - (23/01/2017)

Government receives Ä6.5m for Sugar Programme - (23/01/2017)

Fisheries Division gets new home - (16/01/2017)

Govít to launch campaign against illicit cane burning - (13/01/2017)

Agriministry gets seed production boost from CARDI - (12/01/2017)

Minister Samuda approves new licensing regime for spiny lobster - (09/01/2017)

Govít seeking investors to operate Monymusk Sugar Factory - (05/01/2017)

Minister Samuda warns against illicit burning of sugar cane - (04/01/2017)

New Brown Sugar Standard Gazetted - (03/01/2017)

Ministerial Order on Frosty Pod Rot of Cocoa Disease Withdrawn - (03/01/2017)


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