Headlines Tagged with Malawi — 554 headlines found
Buyers in Malawi are making tobacco farmers poorer, according to one farmer quoted in a story by Dibie Ike Michael for Africa News. While the government had established minimum prices for tobacco, buyers continued to pay less than the stipulated auction
Jul 29, 2016 Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 29, 2016 21:31
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
Jul 28, 2016 Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 28, 2016 17:25
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
Jul 27, 2016 Africa News (nl)
added Jul 29, 2016 00:22
A 30 year-old farmer in Dowa district on Saturday committed suicide after failing to recoup the money he spent when growing his tobacco. Dowa Police Public Relations Officer Richard Kaponda has identified the man as Mandaachepa Kandikana Kachipere.
Jul 25, 2016 Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:10
Officials from Auction Holdings Commodity Exchange (AHCX) are encouraging farmers in Malawi to grow more soya, saying the crop can bring in US$1 billion in one growing season.
Jul 24, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 25, 2016 02:03
Officials from the tobacco industry are not sure when the buying season will come to an end but said the future of the gold leaf in Malawi still looks smoky and foggy.
Jul 22, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jul 23, 2016 00:29
Chief Executive Officer for TAMA Graham Kunimba said due to the high supply of tobacco on the market, buyers are taking advantage by offering prices that are not favourable to farmers.
Jul 22, 2016 Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:49
Frustrated tobacco farmers at Limbe Auction Floors have asked the government to give them permission sale their leaf abroad following the high rate of tobacco rejection rate at the market.
Jun 16, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jun 17, 2016 19:40
Tobacco sales in all the four auction floors continue to face problems ranging from low prices to high rejection rate forcing the country lose out K11 billion.
May 18, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added May 18, 2016 18:48
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
May 16, 2016 Malawi24 (mw)
added May 16, 2016 19:42