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Hallbars Awards

The Malawi Tea 2020 coalition partners 2019 progress report has won the international Hallbars Best in the World Awards...

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Our COVID-19 response

The global COVID-19 pandemic poses severe threats to tea farmers, workers and their families. Vulnerable tea communities need our support more than ever.

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Empowering plantation communities in India

India produces over a fifth of the world’s tea every year, and two million people in the country work in the industry. Assam is a key tea growing region – with tea communities making up nearly 20% of the state’s population.

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Malawi Tea 2020

Malawi is one of the world’s poorest countries, and most of the population live in rural areas. Tea is one of the country’s most important industries and main export crops. Tea is Malawi’s biggest employer, with 50,000 people working in the sector.

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Sri Lankan Women of Tea Programme

Five per cent of global tea production originates from Sri Lanka, where the tea industry employs nearly one million people and contributes $1.5 billion to the country’s economy.

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Empowering Sri Lanka’s tea communities

Close to a million people in Sri Lanka work in the tea industry. Tea estates were established during colonial times back in the 1800s, with a Tamil workforce. Many of the traditional structures and separation between workers and management have remained in place, despite changes to local ownership.

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