Knowledge for Development

Jamaica: Agricultural Support Services Project (ASSP)


Date: 21/02/2007


Agro-Investment Corporation is a new entity arising from the merger of the Agricultural Development Corporation (ADC) and the Agricultural Support Services Productive Projects Fund Limited (ASSPPFL). The Agriculture Development Corporation (ADC) The ADC was established under the ADC Act of 1952 to encourage, assist and promote the development of agriculture in Jamaica. Its functions include facilitating, processing and marketing of agricultural produce through the use of lands owned by the ADC or managed on behalf of the MoA. The Agricultural Support Services Productive The Company was established to mobilize and manage a pool of funds, made available by the IDB, to enhance the competitiveness of Jamaica’s agriculture in domestic and global markets.