Ministry of Agriculture

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Ministry of Agriculture

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Dates of existence

1945 - 1987

History

The Ministry was established in 1969 when the Ministry of Agriculture and Lands, which was responsible for all programmes and development in agriculture since 1956 was divided into two separate Ministries - Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Ministry of Rural Land Development. The Ministry is responsible for the following: agricultural stations; agricultural information service; crop agronomy; agricultural chemistry and plant protection; agricultural planning; fisheries; Jamaica School of Agriculture; livestock research and development; plant nurseries and veterinary division.

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1B/1

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Final

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Full

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