Mona School of Business to Tackle Praedial Larceny

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Short Description 

Farmers In Jamaica continue to lose millions of dollars in produce and livestock each week to thieves, despite making numerous reports to the police and the several measures implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture over the years. However, there seems to be a glimmer of hope for farmers through an MOU signed between the RADA) and the MSBM

Story Description 

The agreement signals efforts to forge value-added partnerships between agriculture, academia and the local technology community, to benefit from the collective wealth of data, research resources and technical expertise resident within the public and private sectors and academia

Media Placement 
The Jamaica Gleaner
Data Sources 

Interviewee – Dr. Maurice McNaughton- Director of the Centre of Excellence at the MSBM
Data – Rural Agricultural Development Authority, Jamaica Constabulary Force – Constabulary Communications Network, Ministry of Agriculture