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[Africa] Malawi: Overproduction Strangles Malawi's Tobacco Industry

Mutharika said the continued dwindling prices of Malawi's tobacco at the auction floor demands that farmers should start growing other cash crops. "As a country we need to move away from tobacco as it is the buyers who suggest prices for the tobacco.
All-Africa.com
added Feb 6, 2017 03:13
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[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
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[Malawi, South Africa] The price of Africa's puff SPECIAL REPORT

“With nearly 80 percent of the world’s one billion smokers living in low- and middle-income countries, this is a very real public health care problem for us in Africa. Making nicotine addiction prevention and treatment readily accessible to the youth cou
CNBCAfrica
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09
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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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