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March 2024
17 March 2024
ITGA 2024 Americas Regional Meeting discusses COP10 conclusions with a focus on Brazil
Tobacco growers’ associations from Argentina, Brazil and the United States took part in the meeting hosted by Afubra, with a high level of participation from different entities in the tobacco supply chain.
October 2023
29 October 2023
AGM 2023
On 30th October 2023, Tobacco Growers from around the world meet in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to call on governments’ support to the sector.
June 2023
28 June 2023
ITGA President re-states his commitment during country visits in Africa calling to attention growers’ viability in a key message to Governments
José Javier Aranda, ITGA President, made a tour in tobacco growing countries in Africa, meeting growers’ associations and stakeholders to convey his commitment to the region: “Sustainability starts by securing viability to growers. Without it, the very pillar of the sector is at risk.”
February 2023
26 February 2023
The International Tobacco Growers’ Association 2023 Americas Regional Meeting in Salta, Argentina
Tobacco growers’ representatives from five countries – Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic and USA gathered in Salta, Argentina for the International Tobacco Growers’ Association (ITGA) 2023 Americas Meeting. The event was attended by regional and international stakeholders and focused on the pressing challenges facing the sector. During the event, participants have flagged the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) tenth Conference of the Parties (COP), taking place in Panama later this year, as a major concern.
October 2022
26 October 2022
AGM 2022
The International Tobacco Growers’ Association 2022 Annual General Meeting gathers tobacco growers’ representatives from five continents in Castelo Branco, Portugal.
August 2022
24 August 2022
The International Tobacco Growers’ Association 2022 Africa Regional Meeting gathers representatives from multiple tobacco growing countries in Lusaka, Zambia
African member organizations of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association insist on the need for communication between all tobacco stakeholders, both locally and internationally, to address the growing number of issues impacting the sector. Special attention must be paid to the skyrocketing costs of production and the corresponding prices offered for tobacco, the impact of climate change and the continuing hostility of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control against the sector.
05 August 2022
The International Tobacco Growers’ Association 2022 Americas Regional Meeting gathers representatives from five tobacco growing countries in the Dominican Republic
Member Organizations of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association from the Americas call for dialogue between all major stakeholders at national and international level to address the growing challenges aggravated by the global pandemic, the disconcerting impact of climate change, the high costs of production and the persistent hostility of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control against our sector.
November 2021
18 November 2021
AGM 2021, online
The honorable Minister of Agriculture of Zambia Reuben M’Tolo Phiri addressed the Issues Day of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association 2021 Annual General Meeting recognizing ITGA’s key role in the global tobacco sector.
November 2020
18 November 2020
AGM 2020, online
International Tobacco Growers’ Association 35th Annual General Meeting gathers the world of tobacco growing in a new online setting
October 2020
28 October 2020
WTGD 2020
Considering the WHO recommendations to avoid events and agglomeration due to the pandemic, where a session dedicated to celebrating the day of the tobacco grower usually takes place, ITGA decided to hold an online meeting with the entire community of growers, on October 28, 2020, at 1 pm in Portugal.
November 2019
07 November 2019
AGM 2019, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
International Tobacco Growers’ Association 34th Annual Meeting gathers tobacco growing countries from 4 continents in Dominican Republic
TOGETHER WE GROW TOGETHER WE GROW TOGETHER WE GROW TOGETHER WE GROW