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Campaign image

An image to communicate what is at the heart of World Tobacco Growers'Day - the farmers.

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World Tobacco Growers' Day press release

To mark the first-ever World Tobacco Growers' Day (WTGD) today, tobacco farmers across the globe are taking part in dozens of events that highlight the economic importance of tobacco growing to local economies and to emphasise the disastrous impact proposals from the World Health Organisation will have on their livelihoods if passed by parties to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in just two weeks' time.

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WTGD Photographs

A selection of images of farmers and farmland which can be used to illustrate ITGA related press releases, articles and features.

Tobacco worker taking a break Air-curing the Burley tobacco Air-curing the tobacco.jpg Brazilian tobacco farmer at work
Farming the land in Brazil Female tobacco farmer, Malawi Gathering the tobacco crops Inside the kiln house
Kiln house for curing tobacco Outside the kiln house Sorting through the tobacco crops for quality Sorting through the tobacco crops
Tobacco agriculture Tobacco agriculture in Brazil Tobacco Farmer, Malawi Tobacco farming in Brazil
Tobacco farming in Malawi Tobacco growers at work Tobacco Growers in Malawi img6
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Myths/facts

An overview of the seven most widely held misconceptions surrounding tobacco growing and their counter arguments.

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Short films

Hear our Voice
A short film from the World's 30 million tobacco growers. Deprived of a say in the debate on which their livelihoods so depend, the tobacco growers of the World have taken matters into their own hands with this short film. Hear their fears and concerns about how their lives, and those of their families, will be impacted should recommendations currently being considered by the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, pass into law at November's Conference of the Parties taking place in Seoul, South Korea.

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Right to Grow
ITGA associated African tobacco farmers voice their concerns on recommendations proposed by the World Health Organisation (WHO). In this short film, farmers from Africa ask that the Working Group for the WHO's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control take a balanced view of the current recommendations and engage with the 30 million tobacco growers worldwide whose livelihoods will be impacted, should the proposals go ahead.

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Asian Tobacco Farming at a Glance

An overview of the number of farmers, farm workers and their dependents in key regions throughout Asia and the amount of tax revenue generated from the crop for the governments of these countries.

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African Tobacco Farming at a Glance

An overview of the number of farmers, farm workers and their dependents in key regions throughout Africa and the amount of tax revenue generated from the crop for the governments of these countries.

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Tobacco Farming, Global Statistics

Graphic highlighting some key figures from tobacco growing countries around the world.

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COMESA/SADC/SACU Tobacco Value Chain

Commissioned by the Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa (TISA), this study measures mainly the primary elements of the tobacco value chain in 15 African countries.

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