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JAMAICA | Use Bernard Lodge lands for productive agriculture says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 25, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,Victor Wright, says the recent pronouncement by prime minister Andrew Holness that 1,300 additional acres of land will be dedicated for agricultural use on Bernard Lodge lands does not address the fundamental issue of displacement of over 200 actively producing farmers.

JAMAICA | Phillips Promise to tackle Corruption, Education and Land Reform

KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 22, 2019 - Opposition Leader and President of the People’s National Party (PNP) Dr. Peter Phillips today outlined a number of initiatives his party plans to take should they win the next election. Primary among this is Education, Agriculture and a vow to tackle corruptionwithout ceasing until “justice is done.”
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JAMAICA | Stephenson urges help for St. Elizabeth Farmers

Southwest St. Elizabeth - August 20, 2019 - People’s National Party Caretaker/Candidate for South West St Elizabeth Ewan Stephenson is calling for urgent help for farmers in the drought-ravaged ‘bread basket’ parish, as hundreds of acres of food crops perish for lack of water.

JAMAICA | CARICOM Among Four Major Markets Being Targeted

KINGSTON,  Jamaica March 4, 2019 - Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Audley Shaw, says CARICOM is among four major markets being targeted, under the Government’s thrust to attain higher levels of economic growth, through the linkage between agriculture and industry.

JAMAICA | Govt must act in the interest of sugar workers in Clarendon, St Thomas

KINGSTON, Jamaica, January 28, 2019: Opposition Shadow Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Fenton Ferguson is calling on the Minister of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Fisheries, Audley Shaw and the Cabinet of Jamaica to rethink their position on the closure of the Moneymusk Sugar Factory in Clarendon and the transporting of sugar cane to the Worthy Park and Appleton factories from the parish.
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