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industry disruption in technology—finance sectors may hold key to averting china’s looming crisis in smoking-related deaths

عربى/Arabic Translation 通话翻译/Simplified Chinese Translation 粵語翻譯/Traditional Chinese Translation Français/French Translation Ελληνικά/Greek Translation עִברִית/Hebrew Translation हिंदी/Hindi Translation 日本語/Japanese Translation Português/Portuguese Translation Pусский/Russian Translation Hong Kong, China (11 October, 2018) – Hong Kong and Mainland China industries are currently experiencing dramatic shifts in business practices. Those shifts may provide important lessons for reducing one of the region’s […]

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foundation for a smoke-free world invites organizations to submit expressions of interest to operate a center for agricultural transformation in malawi — $10 million for a five-year contract

The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’s Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI) is seeking qualified organizations to submit Expressions of Interest to operate and manage a new Center for Agricultural Transformation in Malawi. The Center will embrace open innovation and collaboration in agricultural science and technology to achieve transformational impacts for Malawian smallholder tobacco farmers. “We are thrilled to […]

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new data show 75% of smokers in the u.s. have tried to quit but have been unsuccessful

Brazil Brasil: Português France France: Français Greece Ελλάδα: Ελληνικά India भारत: हिंदी South Africa United Kingdom On World No Tobacco Day, Foundation for a Smoke-Free World pledges innovative research aimed at giving world’s 1 billion smokers additional help to quit or switch to less harmful products May 31, 2018 (New York, NY) – Despite more […]

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center for agricultural transformation in malawi to help smallholder farmers diversify their livelihoods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 13, 2019 CONTACT: Nicole Bradley, Agricultural Transformation Initiative nicole.bradley@smokefreeworld.org Launching this month, the Center will partner with academic and research institutions, farmers, businesses, financial institutions, and local associations to help unlock new income opportunities LILONGWE, MALAWI: Working together with universities, businesses, and farmers throughout Malawi, a new project will help smallholder farmers […]

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opportunity international launches crop diversification pilot program in malawi

While Malawian farmers have long leaned on tobacco crops as their primary source of income, a comprehensive plan is needed to prepare them for an era of significantly reduced demand for tobacco. In partnership with the Agricultural Transformation Initiative (ATI), which aims to diversify tobacco-dependent economies, a new pilot program is underway in the Mchinji […]

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