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Bulgarian tobacco growers from Gotse Delchev to block road to Greece

Bulgarian tobacco growers from the town of Gotse Delchev and settlements close to it will stage a protest rally today, blocking the road to Greece. The protest will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in close proximity to the village of Gospodintsi.
Focus English News (bg)
added Jan 10, 2014 11:37

[North Carolina] State lawmakers want to protect tobacco payments from spending cuts

Eleven of North Carolina’s 13 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed a letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsak, asking him to make sure that the Tobacco Transition Payment Program will not be reduced as a result of more automatic fed
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 30, 2013 14:45

Demand an End to Child Labor

It's not allowed to happen in Russia, or in Kazakhstan—but in the United States, children as young as twelve are allowed to toil on tobacco farms ... Join The Nation ... Contact your representatives and demand they fight to bring the CARE Act up for a vo
The Nation
added Nov 16, 2013 15:16

Mugabe vows to resume indigenisation of Zimbabwe companies ($$)

Tuesday pledged to forge ahead with his indigenisation drive, which calls for foreign-owned companies to be majority owned by black Zimbabweans, following his recent election victory.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 13, 2013 15:45

[Africa, Nigeria] British Tobacco Invests in Calabar Oil Palm

a director in the ministry said that BATN has over the years supported series of local initiatives by empowering farmers through agricultural development noting that the foundation has also provided portable water supply, environmental protection and supp
This Day (ng)
added Aug 4, 2013 10:49

[Kentucky] Across tobacco country, crops wilt from rain

Fields all over tobacco country have been soaked, and without a good stretch of dry weather in coming weeks, Elliott's predicament could play out many times over. In Kentucky alone, the nation's second-leading producer, the toll could hit as much as $100
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 21, 2013 04:58

[Kentucky] CCSO investigating possible tobacco field poisoning case

I’ve never dealt with anything like this,” Johnson said Wednesday. Johnson said he was alerted to the situation several days ago after an agriculture official determined the cause of death of approximately 1 1/2 acres of tobacco plants in a field owned
Murray (KY) Ledger & Times
added Jul 12, 2013 21:51

[Africa, Zimbabwe] 151m kg tobacco sold

Elita Chikwati Agriculture Reporter FARMERS have sold a cumulative 151 million kilogrammes of flue cured tobacco worth US$557 million since the opening of the selling season in February. This outstrips the 144.5 million kilogrammes sold last year, amid e
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:52

[Indonesia] Tobacco farmers exploiting child labor

The International Labor Organization, Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance and local NGOs want the government and industry to put a stop to child labor. ... She said ILO estimated that there were almost 2.5 million Indonesian children working who shou
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 17, 2013 03:58

[North Carolina] Tar Heel lawmakers gird for tobacco fight

The U.S. Senate this week has started to fine-tune the huge, new five-year farm bill, working through votes on a series of amendments that will include a proposal to eliminate federal subsidies for tobacco insurance.
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added May 23, 2013 03:43
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