Information Sharing Mechanism
on Plant Genetic Resources
of Jamaica

Steering Committee
Participating Institutions
National Focal Point
Data Manager

1st Report (1995)
2nd Report (2007)
National Mechanism Database

Participating Institutions

National Coordinator Contact Person - Address

Banana Broad

Janet Conie
Director of Research
10 South Ave., P.O. Box 602
Tel:(+876) 9673592

Biotechnology Centre

Prof. Mohammed Ahmad
Director, BTC
2 St. John's Close
UWI, Kingston 7
Tel: (+876) 9771826

Bodles Agricultural Research Station

Ms. Claudette McKenzie
Senior Researcher Director
Old Harbour, St. Catherine
Tel: (+876) 7452956


Dr. Leslie Simpson
University of the West Indies
Mona, Kingston
Tel: (+876)9271231:

Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute

Dr. Janet Lawrence
Mona Campus, P.O. Box 113,
Kingston 7.
Tel: (876) 9271231

Citrus Growers Association Ltd.

Dr. Percy Miller
P.O. Box 80, Bog Walk,
St. Catherine
Tel: (+876) 7082052-3

Cocoa Industry Board

Mr. Naburn Nelson
Marcus Garvey Drive, P.O. Box 1039, Kingston
Tel: (+876) 9236411-3

Coconut Industry Board

Mr. Basil Bean
Director of Research
Waterloo Road
Tel : (+876)926 1770Email :

College of Agriculture, Science and Education I.C. Uthappa
Passley Gardens,
Tel: (+876)9935436/9935438
FAO Representative

Dr. Dunstan Campbell
2-3 Lady Musgrave Road
Kingston 6
Tel:  (+876) 9279162

Forestry Department

Marilyn Headly
173 Constant Spring Road,
Kingston 8
(+876) 9242667-8

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National Links

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Industry, Technology, Energy and Commerce

Rural Agricultural Development Authority


International Links

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Global Plan of Action for the Conservation and Sustainable use of PGRFA (GPA)

GPA Facilitating Mechanism

Global GPA Monitoring Mechanism

World Information and Early Warming System (WIEWS)

International Treaty on PGRFA

Standard Material Transfer Agreement

Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (CGRFA)

Biodiversity International (IPGRI)

Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)


 For more information, please contact:
Mr. Michael Pryce
Mechanism's Curator
Director, Data Bank and Evaluation
Ministry of Agriculture
Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica W.I.
Tel: (+876)9271206
Mr. Don McGlashan
GPA National Focal Point and Director General,
Technical Services Directorate, Ministry of Agriculture
Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica W.I.
Tel.:(+876)9775921    Fax: (+876)9773619