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Tobacco farmers who were stuck with huge stocks following the unexpected early closure of auction floors are smuggling the crop outside the country, it has been learnt. Traditionally, auction floors open in February and close in September, but for the f
added Jul 27, 2014 19:04

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Golden times for tobacco farmers

It is the same story that is replicated as more than 100 000 tobacco farmers across Zimbabwe have made the most of the crop’s huge profits and today are proud owners of trucks, cars, livestock and some houses even in urban areas. Tobacco farmers, especi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 18, 2014 17:50

[Zimbabwe] Tobacco advertising war escalates

the billboard, which has an array of Savanna’s products — Pacific brand — has a provocative pay line which reads: “Not British. Not American. Zimbabwe’s finest cigarettes.” The pay line is an apparent reference to BAT’s British parentage while the bit ab
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:23

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Van De MERWE: Tobacco growers take stand against child labour

First, ITGA did not say child labour is “rampant” in the tobacco sector; and second, ITGA acknowledges the existence of child labour – which is actually what was stated by myself, in my capacity as president of the association, and which was supported by
Newsday (zw)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:49

[Ghana, Uganda, Zimbabwe] NATT Cautions African Governments Against Tobacco Lobbyists

The Network for Accountability of Tobacco Transnational (NATT), has asked African governments, to be alert of the ploy of tobacco industry lobbyists at the October conference on economic-viability alternatives in Moscow. NATT, a coalition of more than 1
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (gh)
added Jul 16, 2014 21:09

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco deliveries improve . . . expected to surpass 210 million kg

Tobacco deliveries this year are expected to end above the 210 million kilogrammes mark with 209,8 million kg having already been delivered to the floors so far. The 209,8 million kg represent a 31,74 percent increase from the 159,3 million kg that was de
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 15, 2014 16:22

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers reject deforestation charge

NEWLY resettled tobacco farmers have rejected as nonsense, charges by some environmentalists that they were contributing to massive deforestation in some parts of the country through cutting down trees. Speaking on the sidelines of a Tobacco Growers Asso (uk)
added Jul 13, 2014 13:33

[Africa] Zimbabwe: Tobacco Growers Participate in Sector Regulation

THE International Tobacco Growers Association Africa (ITGA) Regional meeting called for the participation of tobacco growers in the formulation of regulations and policies that are threatening the production of tobacco around the world. The production of
added Jul 11, 2014 07:33

Big tobacco harvest not enough to save Zimbabwe's ailing economy

The harvest brought in about $50 million more than last year. In spite of so many farmers growing the crop, they are unable to reach the volumes grown in the days of commercial farming.
Christian Science Monitor
added Jul 7, 2014 21:10

[Zimbabwe] Mugabe Seizures Seen by Made Vindicated by Tobacco Surge

Zimbabwe’s biggest tobacco sales in 13 years vindicate the land-transfer campaign pursued by President Robert Mugabe’s government, according to Agriculture Minister Joseph Made. The more than 205.5 million kilograms (453 million pounds) of leaves delive
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 7, 2014 16:57
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