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New oyster industry could provide scores of jobs in Jamaica

NFA says now is the time for Jamaicans to develop local oyster industry KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Jobs in Jamaica’s blue economy are on the verge of expanding as the National Fisheries Authority (NFA) is encouraging residents to get involved in the oyster industry. It’s not a common industry in the Caribbean, where oysters are not…
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Caribbean Development Bank chief touts potential of blue economy

Dr. Gene Leon encourages region to maximize benefits from one of its most abundant resources BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) President Dr. Hyginus “Gene” Leon highlighted the potential economic benefits the region stands to gain by embracing the various direct and indirect employment that encompass the blue economy. In a recent round table…
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