MORANT BAY, Jamaica, Nov 24 2014 (IPS) - As Jamaica struggles under the burden of an ongoing drought, experts say ensuring food security for the most vulnerable groups in society is becoming one of the leading challenges posed by climate change.
Minister of Planning and Finance, the Hon. Peter Phillips says over the next few years, Jamaica can expect to see increased growth in the Tourism, Mining, Manufacturing, Agriculture and Business Outsourcing sectors.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 7, 2014 - Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has announced the appointment of the Hon. Derrick Kellier as Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security with immediate effect.The appointment gives Minister Kellier permanent portfolio responsibility for Agriculture and Fisheries in addition to his responsibility for Labour and Social Security.