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[Malawi] Lilongwe tobacco growers favour auction system

Despite Malawi Government only allocating 20 percent of tobacco to be sold through the auction system, some farmers in Lilongwe say the system is better than contract farming.
Malawi Nation Online (mw)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:33
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[Malawi] Government warns against illegal buyers and smugglers of tobacco

Government has warned all illegal tobacco buyers and smugglers in the country that the law will take its course once they are found. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Ulemu Chilapondwa disclosed this on Thursday during a press briefing in
Malawi News Agency (MANA) (mw)
added Feb 14, 2013 21:46
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[Africa, Malawi] TCC impressed by tobacco quality

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has said it is impressed by the general quality of the crop being sold at this year’s tobacco market. Chief Executive Officer of TCC David Luka said when compared to other countries, the quality of tobacco in Malawi
Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58
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[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco farmers angry over contract farming

Contract farming sees farmers having pre-market agreement with buyers hoping to achieve smooth market and also to have the full control of their products at the market. However, according to some farmers whom Malawi24 interviewed at the auction floors, g
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:25
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Malawi makes strides in child labor elimination

In line with the International Labor Organization (ILO) Convention on the elimination of the worst forms of Child Labor which Malawi is a signatory, the Malawi government has come up with a catalog of jobs which children in the country are not supposed t
Newstime Africa (uk)
added Apr 3, 2013 10:30
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Tobacco grower Malawi sees threat in global anti-smoking campaign

Malawi President Joyce Banda says she is concerned the World Health Organisation's anti-smoking campaign might negatively affect Malawi's foreign exchange earnings. ... said that tobacco was crucial to the country's survival as it is integral to the impl
Africa Review (ke)
added Mar 12, 2013 12:44
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[Malawi] Tobacco exporters accused of deceit on forex earnings

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has accused some leaf merchants in the country of delaying foreign exchange earnings and transfer pricing in the export of tobacco.
Daily Times (mw)
added Jan 4, 2013 10:58
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Malawi former tobacco farmer transformed into millionaire through fish farming

Arnold Kasumbu, once a tobacco farmer, he turned into fish farming in 2005 after getting very little from the sales of his tobacco for five years in a roll. “I would invest about K500, 000 to grow tobacco only to get back the exact same amount and at t
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Dec 17, 2012 18:32
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[Malawi, Philippines, Tanzania] A growing reforestation program

It’s been developed in partnership with Washington State University and Total LandCare, a non-profit organization seeking to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:05
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[Africa, Malawi] VIDEO: Clouds on horizon for tobacco farmers

* WHO proposals to restrict tobacco farming threaten the industry, say farmers * It is estimated that there are more than one million tobacco farmers in Africa * In Malawi, tobacco is the top exports earner
CNN
added Nov 16, 2012 11:59
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