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Friday, December 7, 2018

Empowering smallholder farmers in India

According to estimates of the World Bank, India is home to 90 million smallholder farmers. Bayer was invited to contribute to the SAI Platform Learning Journey in India, which recognizes the unique challenges that Indian smallholder farmers face. »  more

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Advancing agriculture in India with BayG.A.P.

Agriculture is the mainstay of the Indian economy. With more than 1.3 billion people, India is the second most populous country on earth and a leading nation in plantation crops. But its vast potential has not been fully exploited. Bayer organizes BayG.A.P. facilitator training to support smallholder farmers in implementing sustainable agricultural practices. »  more

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Getting children access to fresh fruits and vegetables

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children in the United States are still not eating the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables. Bayer has been a leading supporter of the Salad Bars to Schools program. »  more

Friday, November 9, 2018

Building partnerships with BayG.A.P. in Brazil

Brazil is one of the largest agricultural nations in the world and is expected to grow even more in the years ahead. Sustainable farming is therefore one of the most important issues for all parties throughout the whole food chain. That is why Bayer has hosted its first BayG.A.P. training course in Brazil. »  more

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Female leadership in agriculture

More often than not, agriculture is perceived as a male-dominated industry. Over the past few decades, however, women have had profound influence on shaping agriculture on the farm or in the research laboratory. Nevertheless, there is need for more women in agriculture. »  more

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Potato farmers on course for “Thailand 4.0”

Potato growers in Thailand face many challenges. The government and industry in Thailand are working together to advance sustainable potato farming and help farmers market their produce both domestically and internationally. BayG.A.P. plays an important role in that. »  more

Friday, October 19, 2018

Innovative policies for rural women

A massive movement is currently sweeping through a large part of the world, shedding light on a monumental problem: discrimination against women. This movement is now manifesting itself in rural areas. »  more

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Developing crop experts in Latin America

Latin America plays a fundamental role in the production of grains, fruits, and vegetables that are part of people's daily diet around the world. The individual regions in Latin America, however, are very diverse. Bayer has introduced a program to train crop experts to strengthen regional agriculture. »  more

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Transferring knowledge to 1,000 farmers

A lack of knowledge is one of the biggest problems for farmers in developing countries. That is why Bayer, through Food Chain Partnership, supports farmers in building capacity and implementing good agricultural practices to obtain the necessary certification – for example by organizing BayG.A.P. facilitator training in Vietnam. »  more

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Counting on safe food

There are lots of ways to buy fruits and vegetables. You can get them at the grocery store, online, at the farmers’ market, or at a local roadside stand. But still consumers worry about food safety and things like pesticide residue. »  more

Bayer Division Crop Science

Food Chain Partnership
Phone: +49 2173 38 48 28
Fax: +49 2173 38 33 83

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