Friday, August 11, 2017
How can new technologies and innovations in sustainable agriculture support farmers and be implemented throughout the entire food value chain? One thing is clear: innovations alone aren’t enough – we need reliable partnerships so that innovative solutions can reach their full potential.
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Since it was launched in 2005, Bayer Food Chain Partnership has promoted sustainable agriculture in numerous initiatives around the globe and worked with farmers, traders, processors, and retailers in different countries. Have a look at this graph for more in-depth insights.
Friday, July 21, 2017
Brazil is the second largest soybean producer in the world. The demand for sustainably produced soybeans is rising all over the world. To meet the requirements of international markets, Brazilian farmers need to get certified. Bayer and Cefetra support them in obtaining certification and in producing soy responsibly.
Friday, July 14, 2017
Where does my food come from and how was it grown? This is a question more and more people are asking themselves. Jenny Maloney, Food Chain Sustainability Manager at Bayer in the United States, has been exposed to farming and growing food all her life. However, while she knows how to grow her own fruits and vegetables, she still needed to know how to pick safe food that did not come from her own garden. That is why she decided to take a closer look at the food that ends up on her plate.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Brazil is the world’s leading producer of sugar – accounting for half the total global consumption. Brazilian sugarcane growers, however, are under strict scrutiny by their government and must comply with high international standards. That is why the importance of certification must not be underestimated.
Thursday, June 29, 2017
How can we help cocoa farmers in Africa or vegetable farmers in Guatemala to grow safe and healthy food and bring their produce to market? Food Chain Partnership supports farmers worldwide in running sustainable, profitable farms.
Friday, June 23, 2017
What challenges lie ahead for farmers in emerging markets like Guatemala or Mali? How can agribusiness in different parts of the world benefit from an initiative connecting stakeholders throughout the whole food chain – and how does its implementation contribute to sustainable agriculture?
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Ben Burgers of Roveg Fruit BV has a lot of experience exporting and importing fresh produce from all over the world. That’s why he understands the importance of promoting good agricultural practices and implementing sustainable farming standards. In fact, he hopes that there will soon be only one common standard.
Friday, June 9, 2017
Cocoa, sugar, coffee – these are among the most popular export commodities of the Dominican Republic. We talked with Guillermo Contreras, Operations Manager at the Dominican Tropical Fruits company, about the merits of fruits and vegetables grown in this Caribbean country and how the Brexit announcement has impacted their business.
Friday, June 2, 2017
Erosion and run-off represent a huge challenge for farmers – and potato cultivation is particularly sensitive to it. Rain can cause soil to be washed away, along with important nutrients and crop protection products. This not only reduces farmers’ yields but also puts the environment at risk. Implementing micro-dams is a proven solution.
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Dusseldorf, September 21-22, 2017
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