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The quality of affording gain of tobacco farming and the decisive health condition of tobacco farmers in Tangail District, Bangladesh

Kafi, Md Abdullah and Sadekin, Md Nazmus and Islam, Rabiul and Zainal Abidin, Irwan Shah (2020) The quality of affording gain of tobacco farming and the decisive health condition of tobacco farmers in Tangail District, Bangladesh. International Journal of Management (IJM), 11 (6). pp. 132-145. ISSN 0976-6502

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Although cultivation of tobacco has a decisive health problem known as Green Tobacco Sickness (GTS) for long lasting contract of green-leaves, it’s a well-known cash crop in LMICs. Sometimes, farmers face economic loses, when they cultivate tobacco plant under the whole agricultural land. It is minimized the qualities of leaf. For the reason is that farmers cannot endeavor the tobacco plant properly. This study explores the questions by an interpretive description methodology. The primary data are collected by using a well-structured questionnaire method interviewed randomly and unstructured interviews for the qualitative and quantitative data. The selected study area is Mokhna union at Nagarpur upazila in Tangail. Most of the farmers cultivate tobacco only for profit, health problems are not considered. The evidence suggests that farmers cultivate tobacco in a small proportion of their land and the other remnant area fulfill by producing other food crops like onion, tomato, wheat, corn, mustard and other winter grain. First of all, it will be reduced food indemnity. Secondly, tobacco farming augments are the probability of crux for health. This evidence also identifies that farmers cannot use personal protection equipment (PPE) The Quality of Affording Gain of Tobacco Farming and the Decisive Health Condition of Tobacco Farmers in Tangail District, Bangladesh 133 as a fortification from GTS. That is why, they think that the profitability of tobacco farming is higher than the other crops produced in the same period of time.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Tobacco farming; Green Tobacco Sickness (GTS); Preventable disease; Malodor; Remnant land; Labor-intensive crop
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: School of Economics, Finance & Banking
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2020 08:22
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2020 08:22

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