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Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Building Strong Partnerships for a Healthy Food Supply

With increasing pressure to produce more food while using less resources and making sure that agricultural practices meet both environmental and social standards, there has never been a more crucial time for collaboration. In this interview, Klaus Kirsch and Stephan Brunner discuss the benefits of strong partnerships along the value chain. »  more

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Food Chain Partnership in Latin America

Latin America – and Brazil in particular – is a major producer of fruits and vegetables consumed by people around the world. Farmers in that region, however, face several challenges, for example keeping up with international sustainability standards. That is why Bayer, in cooperation with other food chain stakeholders, has offered support and expertise to Latin American farmers – from smallholders to large-scale operations. »  more

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Evolution of Organic Farming in the 21st Century

Around the world, organic fruit and vegetable sales have been increasing, particularly in Australia and the United States. But what are the challenges that organic growers face when trying to get a crop to market without synthetic tools to address pests and diseases? »  more

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Exhibitor Forum at Fruit Logistica 2019 will highlight Latin America and Brazil

For almost ten years, the Bayer Exhibitor Forum has been a popular event at Fruit Logistica. Each year, experts from across the value chain address developments in the food production of a specific country or region. The Exhibitor Forum at Fruit Logistica 2019 will focus on the importance of collaboration to tackle the challenges in agriculture in Latin America, with a closer look at Brazil. »  more

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Going sustainable in the Dominican Republic

From cocoa and banana to sugar cane and vegetables: exporting crops all over the world is not only a hallmark of farming in the Dominican Republic – it is also a major cornerstone of the country’s economy. To make this economic basis more sustainable, Bayer and GLOBALG.A.P. organized BayG.A.P. trainings in Constanza and La Vega. »  more

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

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Food Chain Partnership
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