Headlines Tagged with Malawi — 550 headlines found
Tobacco Association of Malawi has expressed concern over government decision to ban farming tenancy in the country....Government has dubbed farming tenancy as modern slavery.
Feb 20, 2017 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Feb 21, 2017 20:28
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.
Feb 4, 2017 All-Africa.com
added Feb 6, 2017 03:13
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
Jan 27, 2017 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jan 27, 2017 14:30
“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
Jan 5, 2017 CNBCAfrica
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09
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.
Dec 21, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Dec 22, 2016 18:11
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
Nov 10, 2016 Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 10, 2016 15:03
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.
Oct 24, 2016 Capital Radio (mw)
added Oct 24, 2016 22:19
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
Oct 12, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35
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.
Oct 11, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:35
[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
Oct 8, 2016 Tobacco Control
added Oct 11, 2016 21:47