Category: IUF Sugar and Palm Oil Project: 2015-2017

A project focussing on TNCs and Women Issues in two major "energy crops": sugar and oil palm. Supported by the Social Justice Fund of Unifor.

Kenya: Organising Women, Ensuring Benefits: Workshops by IUF Sugar and KUSPAW

The IUF Global Sugar implemented a series of workshops in four different sugar estates in the Western and Nyanza provinces with women members of the Kenya Union of Sugar Plantation Agricultural Workers (KUSPAW).

The objective of the workshops was to discuss relevant issues for women workers in Kenya’s sugar sub-sector, as a basis for recommendations …

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Malawi: SPAWUM signs wage agreement with Illovo Sugar (Malawi)

The Sugar Plantation Agricultural Workers Union of Malawi (SPAWUM) finalised wage negotiations with Illovo Sugar (Malawi) on 20 March, with an increment of 27 percent across the board and a live out allowance of 15 percent. Inflation rate is quoted at 21.2 percent.

Some 5,000 employees benefitted from the negotiation results. They are employed by …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.iuf.org/sugarworkers/malawi-spawum-signs-wage-agreement-with-illovo-sugar-malawi/