Tobacco provides Malawi with important revenues, but tobacco growing leads to less area for food production. Malawi’s government wants to switch, but the industry is in their way – and a development program.

In spring 2016, the reporter Marius Münstermann and the photographer Chris Grodotzki were in Malawi. They did research on tobacco and harmful development policies.

The multimedia report has been published by the Correctiv in cooperation with the magazine „fluter“. Through support from jib-collective we are able to present this report here. Sorry, the texts are in German only. As soon as we have an English version, we will place it here.