News Archive

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Supporting African farmers in their pursuit of happiness

Many farmers in Africa have only limited knowledge of good agricultural practices and lack access to proper seeds, equipment, and crop protection products. Food Chain Partnership supports growers in improving their business. »  more

Friday, September 14, 2018

Alliances are strengthening the farm industry

Building sound alliances has never been more fundamental to agriculture than it is today. Farmers in the Dominican Republic have always had a deeply rooted tradition of cooperation and applying integrated solutions – an approach that has served them well in the past. »  more

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Talking about bananas from Ecuador

Ecuador is the largest exporter of bananas in the world. We talked to Jose Dominguez, a member of Bayer’s Fruits and Vegetables division for Latin America, and Ana Paulina Posso, part of the Marketing Division at Bayer in Ecuador, about food security, sustainability measures, and how to improve banana production. »  more

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Why we should eat more fruit and vegetables

Consumers have many safe and nutritious food choices available. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) advises people to make healthy food choices from all five food groups to get the recommended nutrients. »  more

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Working together with Solidaridad in Mexico

Sugar cane is one of the most important crops in Mexico due to its economic and social relevance. Mexico has an estimated 180,000 sugar cane farmers, most of whom are smallholder farmers working at low productivity and living in extreme poverty. »  more

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Co-developing a new tool to professionalize agriculture

Bayer has teamed up with SCOPEinsight, IFC, and CNFA to develop a new assessment tool that measures the level of professionalism of suppliers who provide input to farmers. The Food Chain Partnership team works together with agricultural distributors to give farmers the right tools to meet the requirements of the value chain. »  more

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Agriculture is key to the development of the Americas

The Inter American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is an institution committed to agricultural development and rural well-being. In this interview, Manuel Otero, Director General of IICA, talks about his vision for the Americas. »  more

Friday, August 3, 2018

Where does chocolate come from?

Whether it’s a brownie, a cocoa drink or a chocolate bar – almost everybody likes chocolate. In 2017, according to the International Cocoa Organization, around 7.6 million tons of retail chocolate confectionery was consumed worldwide. But where does cocoa come from? »  more

Friday, July 27, 2018

A trough and a dam

Soil is the most important resource for farmers – one tablespoon of soil contains more organisms than people living on earth. But the degree of soil degradation in the European Union is significant. It is therefore essential to manage soil in an environmentally sustainable way. »  more

André Laperrière, Executive Director of GODAN

Friday, July 20, 2018

“Only together can we make this world stronger”

At the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) in Utrecht, Netherlands, we talked to André Laperrière, Executive Director of the Global Open Data Initiative for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), about tackling current and future challenges in food production, for example in Africa. »  more

Bayer Division Crop Science

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

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