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Agriculture Is A Business

This article originally appeared in print as the Letter of the Day in the Jamaica Gleaner, on January 15th, 2014. It has be reformatted and reedited for this online publication.     AGRICULTURE IS A BUSINESS by Lipton Matthews Government’s … Continue reading

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Agro-Park Mess. Another Reason Why the Jamaican Government Should Stay out of Agriculture

An Article From the Jamaica Observer Say it isn’t so. Another failed government agricultural project. When will they learn? Can we the citizens make a constitutional amendment that would ban the Government of Jamaica from agricultural endeavours using taxpayers’ money … Continue reading

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“Grow What We Eat, Eat What We Grow”, is a Sham

by Lipton Matthews In this era of globalization, countries can no longer depend on the imposition of tariffs to protect a fragile agricultural sector or the creation of a ‘negative list’. ¬†Furthermore, no consumer should be forced to purchase an … Continue reading

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Jamaican Agriculture Needs a Revolution

Lipton Matthew’s Letter to the Editor, The Jamaica Observer Dear Editor, In this age of rapid globalisation, states that are not internationally competitive will not reap significant economic benefits. Like most aspects of the economy Jamaica agricultural sector’s output has … Continue reading

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Jamaica Can Save A Lot Of Money Without RADA (Which really has been a waste of time since its inception)

by Kavon Fiennes Sometimes Cato Rand and I think we are prophets. That’s hard to prove however, without a date-and-time-stamped-recording of our discussions.¬† Over the past 6 or so years we wished we had a radio programme to interact with … Continue reading

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