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[Africa] Malawi tobacco sales register success amid challenges -TCC

Experts on the tobacco industry say the country’s on-going gold leaf marketing season continues registering success in both pricing and revenue collected despite other challenges facing the industry.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:10

[Africa] Malawi's forests going up in smoke as tobacco industry takes heavy toll

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
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 31, 2015 08:07

[Africa] Commission says Malawi farmers need to grow more flue cured tobacco

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. (mw)
added May 9, 2013 15:26

[Africa] Malawi loses out K11bn in tobacco sales

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.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added May 18, 2016 18:48

Malawi President Annuls Election Due to ‘Rampant Irregularities’

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.
Bloomberg News
added May 25, 2014 16:32

[Africa, Malawi] TCC summons tobacco buyers, farmers as Limbe Auctions open

NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:17

[Africa] Malawi tobacco market suspended at Limbe Auction

Tobacco sales at Malawi’s Limbe Auction Floor 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 a prof
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Mar 26, 2014 13:36

[Africa, Malawi] Alliance One Tobacco donates 75 bicycles to farmers

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
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:28

[Africa, Malawi] Nyasa Times Auction Holdings accuses tobacco buyers of sabotage

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).
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Aug 20, 2016 20:10

[Africa] Malawi sex workers win the lotto at tobacco markets

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.
Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:25
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