(Jamaica Gleaner) – Effective February 1, disinfectant mats will be installed at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston as part of the Government’s efforts to reduce the risk of plant and animal pests entering the country. Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw made the announcement on Wednesday at the Launch of the International Year of Plant Health at Hope Gardens, St Andrew. He said that measure is being undertaken as a pilot exercise and is aimed at protecting the country’s agricultural sector. He noted that last January, the Ministry collaborated with the Trade Board to implement […]

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