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[Africa] Tobacco strategic, important to Malawi’s economy – Mutharika

says tobacco is strategic and important to the Malawi economy, apart from contributing greatly to the country’s foreign exchange earnings, it is also important in the socio-economic well-being and food security of the nation. Mutharika made the remarks T
Malawi News Agency (MANA) (mw)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58

[Malawi] WHO is spearheading the anti-smoking lobby

This is threatening economies that rely on tobacco as well as those whose very lives depend on tobacco proceeds. Last week, farmers in Kasungu District told Capital FM that they are now ready to shift their focus from tobacco to other crops.
Capital Radio (mw)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:19

[Africa] Tobacco industry union petitions Malawi leader over their concerns

The trade union representing the tobacco industry in Malawi has petitioned President Peter Mutharika urging him to ensure his administration addresses their concerns including child labour and other issues. Speaking after delivering a petition to the Off
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:44

[Malawi] High Demand for Flue Cured Tobacco at Auction Floors

Zodiak Malawi (mw)
added Mar 26, 2013 15:00

Dark Days Loom for Malawi Tobacco

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control to stop farming of the crop could potentially affect about two million livelihoods in Malawi and decide the fate of an entire nation struggling with a sputtering economy. This is according to the chief executive of
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Nov 9, 2012 14:30

[Africa] Mutharika fires CEO for Malawi tobacco regulator

fired the chief executive officer for tobacco regulator, the Tobacco Control Commission Dr Albert Changaya. TCC Chief Executive Officer Dr Albert Changaya has been fired from his post...Mutharika recently vowed that Malawi will keep on supporting is toba
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jan 27, 2017 14:30

[Malawi] Food security, or tobacco only?

Under the European Union, the NAFSN in Malawi includes, on the pretext of improved food security, an increase in tobacco growing in terms both of yield per hectare and in area cultivated. Furthermore, the programme co-operates with subsidiaries of the wo
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03

[Africa] Costs, revenues and profits: an economic analysis of smallholder tobacco farmer livelihoods in Malawi

The tobacco industry narrative that tobacco farming is a lucrative economic endeavour for smallholder farmers is demonstrably inaccurate in the context of Malawi. From the perspective of these farmers, tobacco farming is an economically challenging liveli
Tobacco Control
added Oct 11, 2016 21:47

Malawi farmers struggle to cope El Nino ravages tobacco harvest

Coupled with poor rainfall pattern which has seen up to half of the population of Malawians in need of food aid, the country’s major forex earner, tobacco, is facing a tough time on the auction floors. Tobacco is the country’s biggest export crop. But f
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 29, 2016 00:22

[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco farmers cry foul!

Tobacco farmers at Limbe Auction Floors say they feel betrayed by government which has been silent on the issue of tobacco rejection rate. According to some farmers, it is very painful that the government is still silent on their business as buyers are r
Malawi24 (mw)
added May 16, 2016 19:42
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