Headlines Tagged with Malawi — 556 headlines found
Malawi is reliant on tobacco for 60% of foreign earnings, but while demand is falling the cost of environmental damage caused by the industry is rising
Jul 31, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:07
The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has bemoaned the low production of flue cured tobacco and urged farmers in the country to improve in the next growing season.
May 9, 2013 MaraviPost.com (mw)
added May 9, 2013 15:26
Tobacco sales in all the four auction floors continue to face problems ranging from low prices to high rejection rate forcing the country lose out K11 billion.
May 18, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added May 18, 2016 18:48
The country is Africa’s top exporter of burley tobacco, a low-grade variety of the crop. Limbe Leaf Tobacco Co., a unit of U.S.- based Universal Corp., Alliance One International Inc. and Japan Topics Tobacco Inc. are among buyers in the nation.
May 24, 2014 Bloomberg News
added May 25, 2014 16:32
Apr 18, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:17
Tobacco salesÂ at Malawiâ€™s Limbe Auction FloorÂ have been suspended on the first dual of sales opening due to wrangling over low prices. Market farmers protested prices were too low for them to make aÂ prof
Mar 26, 2014 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:36
donated 75 bicycles to farmers who have been elected as zone leaders to ease transport problems to ensure effective monitoring of fellow famers in their respective zones. The farmers are those that are under Alliance One contract farming across the count
Jan 30, 2014 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:28
The proposals would be tabled at an FCTC Conference of Parties to take place in South Korea from November 11 to 17, 2012. The Malawi government has since declared that it will take a position against the matter.
Sep 20, 2012 Daily Times (mw)
added Sep 20, 2012 09:01
Auction Holdings Limited (AHL) Group says it has noted elements of sabotage from tobacco buyers who deliberately want to frustrate farmers who are selling their tobacco on auction in order to promote the Integrated Production System (IPS).
Aug 20, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Aug 20, 2016 20:10
Despite crying foul over getting less from their tobacco sales, most farmers seem to care less on how much to spend and spare on beer and short time relationship with commercial sex workers.
Apr 24, 2015 Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:25