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Willy Ronsmans was one of the first farmers in Belgium who implemented micro-dams in his fields

Friday, August 25, 2017

A pioneer in sustainable potato farming

Potato farming in Belgium is challenging, not least of all because the hilly landscape is very vulnerable to erosion. Farmer Willy Ronsmans has taken several measures to protect his soil and produce. »  more

Friday, August 18, 2017

Welcome to Tour de Farm 2017!

The two hosts of this year’s Tour de Farm, Willy Ronsmans from Belgium and Jan-Cees van der Maas from the Netherlands, welcome you to join them on their farms – and learn more about sustainability and innovations in potato farming. »  more

Friday, August 11, 2017

Trends in modern agriculture

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. »  more

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

A journey of continuous improvement – in numbers

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. »  more

Friday, July 21, 2017

Meeting the demand for sustainably produced soybeans

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. »  more

Friday, July 14, 2017

How to trace the food on your plate

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. »  more

Brazil is the largest producer of sugar in the world.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Valore certification for sustainable sugarcane production

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. »  more

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Training smallholder farmers in sustainable farming practices

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. »  more

Ronald Guendel (left) and Tomas Zaborowski (second from left) were part of the jury at the student case study competition.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Everyone’s a winner in IFAMA’s 2017 student competition

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? »  more

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

One common standard across the entire globe

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. »  more

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