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[Africa] Minister Mussa trashes tenancy labour system in Malawi tobacco production: ‘Evil’

Mussa was speaking in Lilongwe on Tuesday during a consultative workshop on the Bill where delegates expressed mixed reactions on proposals to regulate or abolish use of tenancy labour in tobacco production.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Dec 22, 2016 18:11
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[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
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[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
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[Africa] Malawi tobacco market extended as farmers overgrow leaf

Tobacco regulators, the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has extended the tobacco market season up to November...the market was supposed to close in September but there are lots of tobacco which is yet to be bought because there was overproduction of the
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35
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[Africa] Malawi tobacco sales down by K73billion

Malawi has suffered a loss of K73 billion in tobacco sales as tobacco sales go into its final week. Auction Holdings Limited coroporate manager Mark Ndipita said tobacco sales have rakes in K171 billion so far in the last six month tobacco market.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35
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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 11, 2016 21:47
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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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[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
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[Africa, China] Malawi tobacco buyers go on leave as leaf regulators bring in new buyers

Tobacco buyers have gone on summer holiday, leaving huge tonnes of unbought leaf prompting the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) to invite three more buyers....the government has invited a Chinese firm, Chinese Monopoly, an Egyptian company, Eastern compa
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:50
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