Headlines Tagged with Agriculture — 11,703 headlines found
The central government must implement robust, comprehensive legislation as well as increasing cigarette price through taxation. Most challenging of all, China must work to tackle the power and influence of the state tobacco monopoly over tobacco control.
Mar 3, 2018 Oxford University Press Blog
added Mar 13, 2018 23:41
“Economic Impact of Substituting Solar Photovoltaic Electric Production for Tobacco Farming,” analyzed the potential of such an exchange in North Carolina due to the state’s robust tobacco production as well as its ample sunlight.
Feb 27, 2018 engineering.com (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:49
Meru county has announced plans to arrest people smoking in public. Health executive Eunice Kobia yesterday said the move is part of the county's resolve to regulate tobacco use. "At least one in every five men use tobacco. It is sad that smoking is pa
Feb 27, 2018 Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:49
Tobacco farmers in Manicaland stand to benefit from the recent announcement that two auction floors will be opening in Rusape this year. One of the auction floors will be operated by Agritrade Leaf Tobacco, a relatively new entity, while there are marke
Feb 26, 2018 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:47
The Migori County Government has threatened to kick out tobacco companies that have consistently failed to pay farmers in time. Agriculture Executive Valentine Ogongo said the county administration “will not sit back and watch farmers suffer every year
Feb 25, 2018 Daily Nation (ke)
added Feb 25, 2018 17:05
In an attempt to discourage tobacco farming in the district, the Agriculture Department is helping tobacco cultivators to switch over to other crops. in a phased manner by helping them diversify to other crops for their continued livelihood support.
Feb 23, 2018 The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
payments to farmers dropped by 12 per cent (or Sh100 million) to Sh1.2 billion in the 2017 season as leaf deliveries were lower than in 2016 due to drought and floods, the company has said. The multinational, which has contracted about 5,000 tobacco fa
Feb 21, 2018 Asoko Insight (uk)
added Feb 22, 2018 16:58
[Kentucky] 'I beat breast cancer - but the treatment side effects nearly killed me': High-flying lawyer, politician and farmer, 52, describes agonizing her battle with lymphedema
Harrod also takes care of herself, keeping in shape, eating organic, and never smoking ('Not in a million years!' she says, despite tending to the tobacco farm that's been passed down through her family).
Feb 21, 2018 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
Government is working hard to ensure tobacco growers meet the 2020 Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies guidelines...state that as from 2020, international buyers would no longer be accepting tobacco that has not been produced in a sustainable manner, inclu
Feb 21, 2018 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 21, 2018 02:51
THE area planted under the tobacco crop in the 2017/18 cropping season has declined by 5.5 percent to 104 397 hectares from 110 518ha during the same period last year, official figures show
Feb 19, 2018 Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15