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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Prices firmer as tobacco actions start

THE 2014 tobacco marketing season opened on Wednesday with the with the first bale selling at US$4,85 dollars per kilogramme, 35 cents more than the US$4,50 dollars offered last year. The price had started at $6,75 before going down to $4,85 dollars afte
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:29
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[Mozambique] Universal Corporation Announces Expansion in Africa

announced today that the Company has approved several new capital projects in Africa which will increase and enhance the Company's infrastructure in that region. Universal currently operates in six African nations. The largest of the new projects is in Mo
PR Newswire
added Nov 5, 2013 06:28
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Relief for tobacco farmers

A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 12, 2013 21:33
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[Canada] Tobacco Farmers Feeling “Unfairly Prosecuted”

The Opposition Critic For Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said growers are being made to feel like criminals due to the government’s strategy on illegal tobacco. He added most tobacco farmers are hard-working, law-abiding people who just want to be
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:00
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[Africa] What next for Zimbabwe's tobacco sector?

facing an uncertain future with tobacco growers recently rioting at auction floors due to low prices being offered for the “golden leaf” amid concerns about poor quality production. Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has over the years been regarded as the ba
EIN (European Internet Network) Professional Edition
added Apr 10, 2015 16:37
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 2015 tobacco registration clocks 75,000 plus

MORE than 75,000 farmers have registered for the 2015 tobacco farming season, compared to 71,579 who had registered during the same period last year. Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) indicate Matabeleland region, whic
Chronicle (zw)
added Oct 16, 2014 03:06
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[Canada] Tobacco Lawsuit Dismissed

An unusual, $500-million class-action lawsuit by tobacco farmers that accuses the federal and Ontario governments of turning a blind eye to contraband tobacco, seriously undermining the legal cigarette industry in the process, has hit a brick wall.
National Post (ca)
added Aug 16, 2012 11:59
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[North Carolina] Tobacco takes beating [The Wilson Daily Times, N.C.]

the more crops he find that were either destroyed or damaged during Sunday's storm. "It is pretty severe in places," said Bradley, who is director of the Edgecombe County Cooperative Extension Service.
InsuranceNewsNet.com
added Jul 9, 2012 19:44
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Alliance One International, Inc. announces plans to enter the Ugandan Tobacco Leaf Market

AOU's core business plans to include providing agronomy services to tobacco growers through an Integrated Production System ("IPS") that supports sustainable compliant tobacco leaf production. To execute on its plan, AOU expects to employ agronomy and su
PR Newswire
added Sep 30, 2014 05:22
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[Africa] Kenyans opt to sell tobacco to Tanzania

Kenyan tobacco farmers along the Tanzania border have opted to sell their produce in the neighbouring country due to better prices and leaf grading measures. A survey shows that a kilo of tobacco in Tanzania sells for over Sh360 while the same quantity w
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Nov 1, 2013 08:56
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