Category Archives: Malawi

THE AGONY BEHIND SMOKING TOBACCO IN MALAWI

By Lonjezo Idrissa

In a country like Malawi, some people get initiated to tobacco smoking at a very tender age, some as young as 10 years old. As they grow up, the behavior continues, this makes them to grow addiction over time. Other people reach the extent of smoking more than four or five times a day when they become addicted, Continue reading THE AGONY BEHIND SMOKING TOBACCO IN MALAWI

Introducing our Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI)

As part of Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s mission of ending smoking in this generation, the Foundation supports efforts to diversify tobacco economies and lessen the reliance of smallholder farmers on the tobacco sector. This requires much more than simple crop substitution, and the Foundation’s approach incorporates aspects of science, technology, innovation, and commercialization to view what is fundamentally an economic question through an economic lens.

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