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Tobacco farms drive major deforestation in Tanzania

Cutting of trees for firewood to cure tobacco over the last few decades has been a major driver of deforestation and worsening extreme weather in Tanzania's central western Tabora region, experts say. But efforts to persuade tobacco farmers to adopt othe
AlertNet ( Thomson Reuters Foundation) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:22

[Tanzania] Tobacco growers vow to boycott TZ

Tobacco growers in Mara Region are in desperation of falling prices and lack of a reliable market for their harvest, whereby they have threatened to export their harvest to neighbouring Kenya if authorities fail to take appropriate measures to rescue the
The Citizen (tz)
added Dec 23, 2012 14:30

[Africa, China, Malawi, Tanzania] Helping Tobacco Grow

JTI now invests directly in tobacco cultivation and a plant which can trace its history back thousands of years
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:13

[Malawi, Philippines, Tanzania] A growing reforestation program

It’s been developed in partnership with Washington State University and Total LandCare, a non-profit organization seeking to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 17, 2012 17:05

[China, Tanzania] Dar es Salaam eyes Chinese tobacco market

TANZANIA is set to start exporting tobacco to China in efforts to secure a reliable global market.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Dec 17, 2012 16:10

[Tanzania] EDITORIAL: Child labour in tobacco farms even worse thing

children who work in tobacco farms, sometimes along their parents, imperil their lives. They should be rescued. Medical doctors say that health complications emanating from tobacco farming, processing and consumption are sources of respiratory infections
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Nov 26, 2012 16:57

[Tanzania] Tobacco farmers seek refund on taxes

GOVERNMENT is considering how to engage various stakeholders and discuss the best way to collect produce taxes on crops and ensure tax revenues of district do not dwindle. This has come in the wake of reports that tobacco farmers across the country, who
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Nov 10, 2012 17:01

[Tanzania] WHO restrictions upset tobacco body

The Tanzania Tobacco Cooperative Apex Limited (TTCA) representing more than 100,000 tobacco farmers in the country has opposed World Health Organisation (WHO) plans on regulation of the crop's farming.
The Citizen (tz)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:35

Tanzania yet to submit tobacco report to WHO

Tobacco production in Tanzania will have a troubled future unless the government takes urgent measures to rein in global initiatives by anti-tobacco lobbies geared at phasing out the crop.
IPP Media (tz)
added Sep 12, 2012 10:10

[Australia, Tanzania] KAIGARULA: Smoking: Committing suicide in doses

A medical doctor friend half-shocked and half-amazed me by his cynical response to my criticism of his smoking habit. He said if it were possible for people buried in some graveyard in Dar es Salaam to resurrect briefly and tell us what the cause of thei
The Citizen (tz)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:11
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