64% of projected tobacco volume sold

64% of projected tobacco volume sold

By the end of week 9 of the current selling season, up to 64.2% of the projected 140 million kilogrammes of tobacco for the 2023/2024 season had been sold. By Friday, June 14, volumes of tobacco sold hit 89,858,250 kilogrammes which generated $258,200,437. The crop...

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Second survey on tobacco production rolls out

Second survey on tobacco production rolls out

The second round of a nation-wide tobacco estimates survey for the 2023/2024 farming season rolled out on Monday, February 26, three weeks after the first round which showed a 21% increase in 2024 tobacco production as compared to that of 2023. Stakeholders will look...

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Survey projects 21% increase in tobacco production

Survey projects 21% increase in tobacco production

A report of the first round of crop estimates survey for the 2023/2024 farming season has projected a 21% increase in 2024 tobacco production from that in 2023. The report projects a production of 146 million kilogrammes of the leaf in 2024. In 2023, 120 million...

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Industry winds up 2024 first round of crop estimates survey

Industry winds up 2024 first round of crop estimates survey

The first round of the 2023/2024 crop estimates survey that kicked off January 15 was wound up on Friday, February 2. The exercise involved enumerators from the tobacco industry in Malawi collecting data from various tobacco growing areas in the country for three...

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Industry winds up 2024 first round of crop estimates survey

Survey reveals increased planned tobacco production

Tobacco Commission Chief Executive Officer Dr Joseph Chidanti-Malunga says the regulator is hopeful for increased tobacco production in the 2023/2024 farming season. He expressed the sentiments in reaction to results of a November 2023 country-wide nursery assessment...

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Parl. Committee commends TC on Access to Information

Parl. Committee commends TC on Access to Information

The Parliamentary Committee on Media, Information and Communications has commended the Tobacco Commission for orienting its staff on the Access to Information Act (ATIA). Speaking when she opened a one-day ATIA orientation workshop for the commission’s management in...

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Minister commends Commission on farmers’ payments

Minister commends Commission on farmers’ payments

Minister of Agriculture Hon. Sam Kawale has commended the Tobacco Commission for an impressive coordination of the 2023 tobacco marketing season. Speaking to journalists on the status of the 2023 grower registration and licensing exercise in Lilongwe on Monday, Hon....

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International tobacco growers discuss production

International tobacco growers discuss production

The Tobacco Commission on Monday joined tobacco growers and other global industry players at the 2023 International Tobacco Growers Association (ITGA) annual general meeting underway in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The general meeting is, among other things, expected to...

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