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[Africa, Malawi] Alliance One Tobacco donates 75 bicycles to farmers

donated 75 bicycles to farmers who have been elected as zone leaders to ease transport problems to ensure effective monitoring of fellow famers in their respective zones. The farmers are those that are under Alliance One contract farming across the count
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jan 30, 2014 23:28

[Africa, Australia] Zambia, Zim and Malawi oppose stiffer legislation on tobacco

SOUTHERN African countries have opposed stiffer tobacco legislation to compel them to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products. Francois van der Merwe, chief executive officer of the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA), said the countries,
Zambia Post (zm)
added Nov 1, 2013 14:59

[Malawi] Shisha smoking under fire over health risks

A hookah habit can harm your health, largely due to the many misconceptions about shisha, says Dr S. Dhesi Baha Raja, former assistant state health director of the Maternal and Child Health division at the Sabah State Health department. The flavoured toba
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 13, 2013 14:01

[Africa] Tobacco to remain Malawi's key crop, says Agriculture Minister Peter Mwanza

Despite the anti-tobacco lobby being championed by the World Health Organization, Malawi government says tobacco will remain the country’s key and strategic crop for years to come. (mw)
added Jun 29, 2013 14:50

[Africa] Malawi Kwacha still registering gains, as tobacco earns $233.8m: Inflation slows

This is coming at a time when the so called Malawi’s green gold, tobacco, has earned the economy a total of $233.8 million from 113 million kgs so far sold until last week which was week 15 representing a sales increase of 62 percent compared with 2012.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:23

Zambia, Malawi in tobacco revenue loss

ZAMBIA and Malawi have continued to lose revenue through illegal cross border trade of tobacco despite measures put in place to curb the vice. The revelation came to light during a bilateral meeting between the Tobacco Board of Zambia and the Tobacco Co
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 24, 2013 17:16

[Africa, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Zim hosts tobacco growers’ indaba

Zimbabwe is hosting the International Tobacco Growers’ Association Africa meeting which starts in Harare today. More than 20 delegates from member countries - Zimbabwe, Kenya, Zambia, Mozambique, Malawi, South Africa and Tanzania - are expected to atten
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:45

[Africa] Commission says Malawi farmers need to grow more flue cured tobacco

The Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has bemoaned the low production of flue cured tobacco and urged farmers in the country to improve in the next growing season. (mw)
added May 9, 2013 15:26

[Africa, Malawi] Tobacco earns US$15m

Tobacco sales at the country's auction floors have earned US$15 million in foreign exchange in four weeks, Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) has said.
Daily Times (mw)
added Apr 10, 2013 15:05

[Africa, Russia, South America/Caribbean] Malawi farmers’ livelihood to go up in smoke as Chile bans public puffing

"We're very concerned with the smoking ban in Chile, in Russia and other countries have also proposed similar bans,” Malawi’s Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) chief executive officer Bruce Munthali told The Nation newspaper. “Tobacco farmers as any othe (mw)
added Apr 6, 2013 05:11
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