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Zimbabwe’s tobacco crop expected to top 200 million kg

Zimbabwe’s tobacco crop is this season expected to top 200 million kg, a harvest last realised in 1999 before the country’s land reform programme, officials in the sector said on Thursday. Contract sales of the crop opened on Thursday, and earnings from
African Independent (za)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:39
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VIDEO: Zimbabwe seizure of tobacco farms hamper production

Zimbabwe's tobacco selling season has begun.... But there are complaints some of the farms seized during land reforms are not being fully utilised, hindering production. Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.
Al Jazeera
added Mar 23, 2018 21:36
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Wanted: Former Kentucky tobacco farms to join fight against malaria

Researchers at the University of Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center are testing a new crop: artemisia... Once known for expertise in growing tobacco, Kentucky is poised to become the epicenter of production of a similar plant that is used t
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 23, 2018 21:33
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Zimbabwe expects higher tobacco output, could improve liquidity

Zimbabwe expects output of its second biggest export earner tobacco to rise 5.8 percent to 200 million kilogramme this year, an industry group said on Wednesday, as farmers started selling their crop at the country’s auctions.
Reuters
added Mar 23, 2018 14:59
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[Zimbabwe] Tobacco selling season kicks off

Zimbabwe’s 2018 tobacco selling opened Wednesday with officials saying production is set to increase by nearly six percent to 200 million kilogrammes this year from 189 million kg last year.Tobacco is the southern African country’s second biggest fore
Farmers Review Africa (ke)
added Mar 21, 2018 23:23
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[North Carolina] Turning Tobacco Fields into Solar Farms

“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.
engineering.com (ca)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:49
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[Africa, Nigeria, Uganda] Activists mount pressure on ILO to sever ties with Big Tobacco

“Nigeria’s delegation and that of other countries currently under tobacco industry assault should distance themselves from the Ugandan position,” said Akinbode Oluwafemi, Deputy Executive Director, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 20, 2018 19:40
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco theif appears in court

A 25-year-old Mvurwi man has been arraigned before the court for stealing 17 340 plants of the golden leaf from his employer's field. Cephas Musaidzi of Ruia B Plot 1 farm appeared before Guruve Resident Magistrate Shingirayi Mutero accused of reaping
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Mar 15, 2018 22:57
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Transforming Tobacco Sustainability Report 2017 (PDF) (23pp)

three key areas that have the greatest significance to our business and our stakeholders: • Harm Reduction; • Sustainable Agriculture and Farmer Livelihoods; and • Corporate Behaviour.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Mar 15, 2018 18:29
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[Pennsylvania] $24 Million Flue-Cured Tobacco Settlement: Time Running Out

The Court has finally approved the $24 million Settlement with U.S. Tobacco Cooperative, Inc. ("U.S. Tobacco"), formerly known as Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corporation, to resolve legal claims made by current and former U.S. Tobacco me
Pennsylvania Ag Connection
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12
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