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Why Do Farmers Grow Tobacco? A Qualitative Exploration of Farmers Perspectives in Indonesia and Philippines

Appau, Adriana; Drope, Jeffrey; Witoelar, Firman; Chavez, Jenina Joy; Lencucha, Rapahel


Tobacco supply remains a pressing challenge to tobacco control. Tobacco remains a dominant cash crop in many low- and middle-income countries, despite the evidence suggesting that it is not as profitable as industry claims and is harmful to health and the environment. In order to implement successful and sustainable alternative livelihood interventions, it is important to understand why farmers continue to grow tobacco. This study explores this question from the perspective of farmers in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16132330
Access Rights: Open Access


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