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Entities Urged to Improve Data Collection and Research

By: , May 21, 2016

The Key Point:

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Karl Samuda, is urging newly appointed board members of agencies under the Ministry to improve data collection and research to guide their decision-making.
Entities Urged to Improve Data Collection and Research
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Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries, Hon. Karl Samuda (head of table), addresses the newly appointed board members of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Micro Investment Development Agency (MIDA), and the Self Start Fund, at the JBDC head office on Camp Road on May 19. At 3rd left is Chief Executive Officer of the JBDC, Valerie Veira.

The Facts

  • He noted that a structured data programme will better assist the entities in carrying out their mandate for the development of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Jamaica.
  • He encouraged them to ensure that decisions taken will result in growth of the sector.

The Full Story

Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Minister, Hon. Karl Samuda, is urging newly appointed board members of agencies under the Ministry to improve data collection and research to guide their decision-making.

“This data will help the entities identify areas that are growing and areas that need improvement,” he said.

Minister Samuda was addressing board members of the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC), Micro Investment Development Agency (MIDA), and the Self Start Fund, at the JBDC’s Camp Road headquarters on May 19.

He noted that a structured data programme will better assist the entities in carrying out their mandate for the development of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Jamaica.

He encouraged them to ensure that decisions taken will result in growth of the sector.

Last Updated: May 21, 2016

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