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[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 9, 2016 14:41
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[Africa, Malawi] Up in smoke! Fire guts 151 bales of barley tobacco

Upon reaching Estate 81turn off, the vehicle developed a binding fault that caused fire sparks. The fire sparks after contacting with some bales of tobacco resulted into fire which gutted the whole bales of tobacco on board. Efforts to put off the fire
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Aug 20, 2016 20:10
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Malawi top forex generator tobacco revenue up -TCC

Official statistics compiled by the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) have shown that Malawi’s tobacco revenue and volume at the national level have doubled in the second week of trading the leaf, reaching US$ 6.8 million (about K2.7 billion), way above
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:52
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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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[Malawi] Special report: The children working the tobacco fields: 'I wanted to be a nurse'

Children in poor families work the fields in Malawi, impacting schooling, reports Sarah Boseley, amid signs of a growing international crisis....There are 18 tenant families on this tobacco farm in the Kasungu district of Malawi, each living in a straw h
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:28
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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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