Malawi Tobacco Control Commission website. Find all information about Auction, Contract Farming, News, Events, Vacancies, Growers, Buyers, Transportation and Association as set out in the Tobacco Act Cap 65:02 and Tobacco Auction Floors Act Cap 65:03. As a statutory body corporate, the Commission subscribes to the principles of good corporate governance of openness, integrity and accountability, which are fundamental foundations on which effective organizations are built.
Regulate and promote the tobacco industry in Malawi.
Making tobacco growing, value addition and marketing sustainable.
Our Mission Statement
Provide leadership in regulating and promoting tobacco production, value addition and marketing systems.
In pursuit of the Commission's strategic vision, mission, goals and objectives, and in line with Malawi Growth and Development goals (MGDs), all employees shall strongly uphold the following core values that will guide them in delivering the Commission's mandate in the most effective and efficient manner:
Respect for human rights.
Integrity: employees shall discharge their duties with the highest levels of honesty, truthfulness and reliability.
Anti- corrupt practices: Employees shall adhere to the zero tolerance to corruption.
Professionalism: employees of the Commission shall discharge their duties to the highest level of competence, commitment, diligence and accountability at all times.
Teamwork - employees shall recognise the importance of cooperation and coordination amongst the Commission's functional units and individuals.
High quality service delivery through continuous improvement in operational effectiveness and efficiency.
Prudent financial management and cost-consciousness in resource utilisation.
Long term strategic focus, organisational growth, innovation and change orientation.
The core functions of the Tobacco Control Commission as outlined in the Tobacco Auction Floors Act cap 65:03 and Tobacco Act Cap 65:02 and policy directives of the Malawi Government are to:
Regulate the production, manufacture and marketing of tobacco.
Advise government on the sale and export of tobacco.
Promote and expand the sale of tobacco.
Collate statistics relating to tobacco.
Carry out market research.
Distribute market studies and disseminate information relating to tobacco.
Control and regulate the sale of tobacco.
Register and licence tobacco growers and sellers.
Define tobacco grades and classes for the purposes of selling and buying.
Dr. Albert Changaya Chief Executive Officer
David Luka Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Fredrick Kamvazina Technical and Operations Manager
This committee was put in place in order to receive, review and consider financial and audit reports, staff appointments and human resource related matters and recommend same to the Board for approval or endorsement.
Mr. F. F. Mwamadi
Mr. A. M Jere
Snr. Chief Kawinga
Ms. Madalo Nyambose
Mr Allan Chinula
Mr Z. D. Chikhosi
Technical Committee Members
This committee was put in place in order to receive, review and consider technical progress reports from management and recommend same to the Board for approval or endorsement.
Paul has over 5 years experience working in the IT sector where he has been involved in systems development, strategic IT planning, implementation, tactical operations, system administration and facilitating processes in the implementation and management of IT projects.
Mr Mchiela is highly exposed to open source technologies and shows great interests in the mobile software development sector. In his spare time he is often working mobile operating systems and apps.