Agriculture and Livelihoods | Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

agriculture and livelihoods

prepare tobacco farmers for an era of reduced demand

The global decline of smoking could have many positive health impacts but could bring negative economic consequences to tobacco farmers, many of whom are in developing nations.

In order to address the agricultural impact of smoking cessation, the Foundation is focused on partnering with agricultural, rural development, and smallholder experts to identify alternative livelihoods for tobacco farmers. And, to determine which alternatives are the most viable, the Foundation plans to bring together private development and public players to invest in pilot solutions.

Malawi voted The Economist's 2020 country of the year.

the true cost of a cigarette

A tobacco farming family in Malawi struggling in the face of rapidly changing economic realities.

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