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Devastating floods hit FAIRTRADE sugar farmers in Malawi

FAIRTRADE sugar cane farmers tell us about the catastrophic damage caused by Cyclone Idai.

It was a promising start to the year for the farmers in the Shire Valley, particularly members of FAIRTRADE certified Kasinthula Cane Growers Association (KCGA) who had hoped that they would achieve a bumper harvest and fill their homes with plenty of food after two consecutive years of dry weather. But instead, Cyclone Idai has caused catastrophic damage and tragically dashed all the farmers’ hopes of realising this dream.
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