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26 January 2015
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Jamaica Explores Development of Pharmaceuticals from Fish Trimmings
JAMAICA - The Jamaican Government is looking to partner with Japan to explore the development of pharmaceuticals from fish trimmings....
07 August 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Jamaica to Tap into Lucrative Ornamental Fish Exports
JAMAICA - The Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, says the ornamental fish export industry is poised for growth and has the potential...
25 April 2014
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Revised Bill to Regulate Jamaica Fisheries Sector to be Tabled in House
JAMAICA - Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Roger Clarke, is expressing optimism that the revised Fisheries Bill will be tabled in the House of Representatives...
10 December 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Jamaican Shrimp Farm put into Liquidation
JAMAICA - US company Trans-Global Aquaculture Limited will be putting its Jamaician marine shrimp farm into liquidation after it failed to stay profitable....
05 November 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Jamaicans Asked to Eat Locally Produced Fish
JAMAICA – Shoppers are being urged to try local food this November as part of ‘Eat Jamaica Month’....
05 August 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Jamaica's Fisheries to Benefit from Major Aquaculture Project
JAMAICA - The fisheries sector is poised to benefit significantly from a multimillion dollar tilapia aquaculture project, which targets the production of the imported...
22 July 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica House Passes Bill for Aquaculture and Fisheries Guidelines
JAMAICA - A Bill seeking to address the import of aquaculture products into Jamaica, and to establish proper and adequate guidelines for all aspects of the fishing...
18 June 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica New Fish Market Opens in Lucea
JAMAICA - A newly refurbished fish market has opened in Lucea, Hanover. The refurbishment cost approximately $1 million....
10 May 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Jamaica's Fish Stocks Boosted Through Hatchery Programme
JAMAICA - The Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Roger Clarke, has reported that the 14 fish sanctuaries that have been established across the island are already...
19 April 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Government to Reduce Food Import Bill
JAMAICA - The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries will be pursuing initiatives aimed at enhancing Jamaica’s food security and reducing the country's annual food...
05 February 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Government to Help Companies Access Overseas Markets
JAMAICA - Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Anthony Hylton, has given the Government’s commitment to continue to work towards ensuring that more local...
28 January 2013
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Six Thousand Farmers Get Help from Agriculture Ministry
JAMAICA - The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, through the Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA), has provided assistance to 6,000 farmers in the...
04 December 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Initiative Launched for Sustainability of the Fisheries Sector
JAMAICA - Braving the high seas to fish has been a way of life for many Jamaicans over the years, particularly those living along the coast....
03 December 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Over 100 Gather for Multi-Agency Fisheries Meetings
JAMAICA - Over 100 stakeholders from government and grassroots agencies, as well as regional and international organisations, will be gathering this week in Kingston,...
14 November 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica $36M Boost for Local Fisheries Sector
JAMAICA - Jamaica’s fisheries sector is set to benefit from some US$400,000 ($36 million) in grant funding and technical support under the United Kingdom-based...
16 October 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Support for Farmers Through More Consumption of Local Produce
JAMAICA - The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, is increasing its appeal for Jamaicans to support the country’s farmers through the consumption of more local...
08 October 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Aquaculture Development Plan to be Implemented
JAMAICA - An Aquaculture Development Plan is to be implemented this year, with assistance from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)....
13 July 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Tax on Imported Food will Benefit Farmers
JAMAICA - Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Roger Clarke, says the government’s new tax package targeting imported food items will benefit the Jamaican...
15 June 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Government to Collaborate with Rainforest Seafoods to Advance Industry
JAMAICA - The Government will be seeking to collaborate with seafood distributor, Rainforest Seafoods, to assist with improving the output and consumption of products...
12 June 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica $39 Million to be Spent on Fisheries This Year
JAMAICA - The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries will be spending some $39 million on marketing, training and rehabilitation initiatives in the fisheries sector...
23 May 2012
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Lobster Shelters to be Installed to Boost Fishery
JAMAICA - A minimum of 30 lobster condominiums are to be installed during this financial year as the Government works to improve the productivity of the fisheries...
05 October 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica EU Funds Fish Project In Eastern St Andrew
JAMAICA - Several eager young men and women from the eastern St. Andrew communities of Kintyre and Highlight View (Mud Town), were on Friday (September 30) presented...
31 August 2011
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica New Policies To Thrust Aquaculture Development
JAMAICA - Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Robert Montague, has reaffirmed the Government's push to ensure the survival of the aquaculture sub-sector...
03 November 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Jamaica Lifts Tilapia Import Ban
JAMAICA - The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has yielded to strong pressure from local users of fish fillet in the hotel and fast-food sector, to lift a ban...
26 April 2010
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Government Looks to Revive Aquaculture Industry
JAMAICA - The Jamaican Government, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, is to establish an Aquaculture Fisheries Monitoring Committee, as part of efforts...
08 July 2009
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Jamaica Takes Steps to Preserve Fishing Sector
JAMAICA - In a Sectoral presentation, the Minister in charge Dr. Christopher Tufton said that the Jamaican government would be pushing ahead with its plans to...
17 September 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Jamaica Outlines Fisheries Policy
JAMAICA - A National Fisheries Policy, which seeks to regulate the fishing industry through new laws, to protect fishers and increase production, has been outlined...
12 June 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Fishery Sector Important to Jamaica Region
JAMAICA - The fishery and aquaculture sector in Jamaica is playing a pivotal role in providing a livelihood for thousands of people across the region. ...
21 May 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Campaign to Boost Ornamental Fish Production
JAMAICA - The Jamaica Ornamental Fish Farmers Association (JOFFA) is aiming to carve out a share of the multi-million dollar trade in the global market by growing...
10 April 2008
Global Fish Farming News from Jamaica Aqua Vet Services Get $9 Million to Uphold EU Credentials
KINGSTON - Jamaica's Ministry of Agriculture's Veterinary Services Division has been allocated $34.4 million in the 2008/09 Estimates of Expenditure, that's now...
 
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