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Published:Thursday | February 19, 2015 | 8:58 AMChristopher Serju

After some initial hiccups, the Yallahs Agro-Park in St Thomas is reportedly on track to provide the template for successful implementation of this intensive agricultural production system in Jamaica.Now into its second season, some 60 farmers in...

Published:Tuesday | February 17, 2015 | 1:00 PMChristopher Serju

With AN extended dry spell projected for 2015, the Government is moving to prevent a recurrence of last year's devastating impact of drought on the economy, in general, and the agriculture sector, in particular, when it spent at least $50 million...

Published:Wednesday | January 28, 2015 | 11:22 AMChristopher Serju

For all their reputation as harbingers of terror and architects of nightmares across the world, bats actually contribute to the economic welfare of human beings, especially in the areas of agriculture and the environment, with little understanding or appreciation of their contribution by those who benefit the most.

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2015 | 10:51 AMChristopher Serju

With more offerings available for farmers seeking fertiliser, one of the nation's leading suppliers of the product, Newport Fersan, is expressing confidence that it remains the best bet.

Published:Sunday | February 8, 2015 | 4:30 PMChristopher Serju

The Ministry of Justice is promoting the process of restorative justice as a practical and effective method of resolving conflicts, as well as for providing healing and restitution in the wake of crimes, with offenders taking full responsibility f...

Published:Monday | February 2, 2015 | 6:15 PMChristopher Serju


A  WEEK after the initial enquiry for the sale of 300,000 table eggs, the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association is still awaiting word from the Barbados Agricultural Society as to whether it will accept 200,000 eggs to help alleviate a severe sh...

Published:Friday | January 30, 2015 | 1:54 PMChristopher Serju

THE DECISION by Government to continue its monthly subventions, to help in management of fish sanctuaries, has been welcomed by two offic

Published:Friday | January 30, 2015 | 4:24 PMChristopher Serju

ONE OF Jamaica' leading trade unionists is urging Caribbean countries to develop a regional investment strategy in order to extract the b

Published:Wednesday | January 21, 2015 | 5:45 PMChristopher Serju

MOTORISTS WILL enjoy mixed fortunes at the pump today with Petrojam selling 87- and 90-octane for $89.68 and $91.34 per litre, respective

Published:Tuesday | January 20, 2015 | 5:55 PMChristopher Serju

With The Gleaner Company's staging of its 2014 Honour Awards Gala luncheon set for next week Thursday, January 29, when the person or org

Published:Monday | January 19, 2015 | 3:15 PMChristopher Serju

The damning picture of incompetence, negligence and delinquency at the Fisheries Division in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, h

Published:Monday | January 19, 2015 | 3:25 PMChristopher Serju

"Nuh dutty up Jamaica."

Published:Sunday | January 18, 2015 | 5:07 PMChristopher Serju

Published:Friday | January 9, 2015 | 6:27 PMChristopher Serju

Getting agriculture right will be hard Ö but it can, and must, be done

Published:Sunday | January 4, 2015 | 4:59 PMChristopher Serju

The Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC) will unleash a ramped-up revenue and franchise protection team this morning in its latest move t

Published:Sunday | January 4, 2015 | 4:04 PMChristopher Serju

In the drive to move its fare collection to a cashless system, the Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited (JUTC) will still cater to those

Published:Wednesday | December 31, 2014 | 2:25 PMChristopher Serju

After being ravaged by drought last year, Jamaica and other regional states are being urged to invest in extensive preparation to negate

Published:Thursday | January 1, 2015 | 12:42 PMChristopher Serju

Separated by vast tracts of lands, a lot of it jungle, women in rural Guyana are using communications technology to maintain and grow a n

Published:Thursday | January 1, 2015 | 1:04 PMChristopher Serju

Motorists should be enjoying a further decline in fuel prices at the pump, as Petrojam on Wednesday announced a drop in prices for its re

Published:Tuesday | December 30, 2014 | 6:04 PMChristopher Serju

Although agreeing to suspend protest actions pending the outcome of a meeting between Energy Minister Phillip Paulwell and petroleum mark

Published:Monday | December 29, 2014 | 3:11 PMChristopher Serju

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) has accepted an invitation from Petrojam to have the state-run oil refinery explain asp

Published:Monday | December 29, 2014 | 6:03 PMChristopher Serju

The Jamaica Gasolene Retailers Association (JGRA) has dismissed claims by RUBiS that it has been and continues to be fully transparent wi

Published:Thursday | December 18, 2014 | 10:24 AMChristopher Serju

Jamaica could see significant savings and also secure a new source of hard currency earnings - from the creation of a potato seed industr

Published:Tuesday | December 23, 2014 | 6:30 PMChristopher Serju

The Government's preoccupation with attracting and facilitating foreign-direct investments (FDI), at the expense of local business operat

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