Malawi's tobacco sales fell by nearly a third this year when compared to 2019.
The devastating drought in Zimbabwe has led to a 29% decline in the production of tobacco crops from a record 258,000 tons last year. Expectations were that the decrease would have been between 10% and 15%.
The Inter-harvest program in Salta aims to assist temporary workers in the agriculture and agro-industrial sectors who are inactive during the period between harvests.
In Brazil, the hail season has started earlier, and the storms are more severe than in the last harvest cycle.
Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) will provide tobacco growers in the US with financial assistance that gives them the ability to absorb some of the increased marketing costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.