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Features


2014

Top rated
Top rated
Honored to be ranked among the world's top 10 biotech employers in Science magazine's annual survey.


A boost for beans
A boost for beans
How Brazilian family farmers are improving food security in Brazil and beyond.


Making a big impact on small farms
Making a big impact on small farms
We're partnering with CJ Corporation to help educate and train smallholders in the Asia-Pacific region.


USAID and Syngenta partnership will help over half a million Nigerian farmers
USAID and Syngenta partnership will help over half a million Nigerian farmers
USAID and Syngenta Nigeria partnering to train over half a million farmers, helping them increase agricultural production.


Fair labor on the farm
Fair labor on the farm
Working in partnership with the Fair Labor Association, we're looking after the people who grow our seed.


Grains for growth
Grains for growth
Cereals like wheat and barley are staple crops in more than 120 countries and represent a major growth opportunity for Syngenta.


Growing food for a growing world
Growing food for a growing world
World Population Day highlights the need to achieve greater food security to feed the planet's 9 billion people by 2050.


Rescuing farmland
Rescuing farmland
The Soil Leadership Academy will support the aim to stop and help reverse land degradation trends.


Scarcity and waste
Scarcity and waste
How can we ensure there is enough land, food and water for future generations when our footprint today already exceeds our planet's capacity?


Making an impact for biodiversity <br//>from Switzerland to South Korea
Making an impact for biodiversity
from Switzerland to South Korea

We're expanding our global efforts to enhance the biodiversity of five million hectares of farmland to support insects, pollinators and other wildlife.


Empowering family farmers
Breaking with tradition
Adopting conservation tillage methods can not only increase soil health and fertility, but also help growers achieve higher yields.


Empowering family farmers
Empowering family farmers
The Year of Family Farming highlights the significant contributions family farmers make in improving the food security and economic wellbeing of their communities.


Field in the City
Field in the City
A square in Brussels was transformed into a 'Field in the City' where corn and other crops showed sustainable agricultural practices in action.


A bowl full of tradition and innovation
A bowl full of tradition and innovation
Syngenta and PSB are bringing innovation to the pasta industry while preserving the taste of Italian tradition.


Optimizing water usage
Optimizing water usage
With unpredictable weather threatening growers' yields, we're enabling crops to better withstand environmental stresses.


Better control, higher yield
Better control, higher yield
A breakthrough treatment against soybean rust will help growers in Brazil gain the upper hand against one of the biggest threats to their yield.


Doubling up
Doubling up
Land optimization through 'double cropping' allows growers to produce more food without using more land – a method to improve crop efficiency.


Measuring Good Growth - Crop Efficiency
Measuring Good Growth - Crop Efficiency
How we're measuring our progress in reaching the six commitments of The Good Growth Plan, starting with 'making crops more efficient'.


2013

celebrate the season
Grateful to growers who help us celebrate the season
Global food traditions vary but are based on a common value we all share: food unites our family and friends in times of celebration and joy.
 
Lost land restored
Lost land restored
When we lose farmland and healthy soil along with it, we lose our ability to grow the food we need to feed a growing population.
 
Through the lens
Through the lens
The online exhibition of the Syngenta Photography Award 2013 explores the tensions and relationships between rural and urban environments.
 
In the Footsteps of Borlaug
In the Footsteps of Borlaug
Pioneers of biotechnology are awarded the 2013 World Food Prize for their contribution to global food security.
 
The Good Growth Plan
Finding common ground
What farmers, government officials, NGOs, academics and other stakeholders think about The Good Growth Plan and how to put it into action.
 
Students explore bold new ways in agriculture
Students explore bold new ways in agriculture
Thought For Food Summit in Berlin provides platform for students to turn unconventional ideas into meaningful solutions to food security.
 
Securing the soil
Securing the soil
As record droughts force farmers to abandon land, we're looking for new ways to rescue farmland from the brink of degradation.
 
Africa's growing challenge
Africa's growing challenge
Nowhere on Earth is population growth felt more than in Africa, where the United Nations predicts the population will double by 2050.
 
Shamba Shape Up
A different kind of makeover
The Kenyan TV show "Shamba Shape Up" turns the farms and lives of growers around – and Syngenta is part of the action.
 
Plant Potential 2.0
Plant Potential 2.0
A collaboration with Netherlands-based PlantLab aims to help bring even more plant potential to life for growers.
 
Syngenta scientist named as World Food Prize laureate
Syngenta scientist named as World Food Prize laureate
Mary-Dell Chilton's groundbreaking work led to the first GM trait in corn.
 
Keeping the desert at bay
Keeping the desert at bay
Growers play a crucial role in preventing soil erosion and the threat of desertification.
 
Operation Pollinator – feeding bees and protecting biodiversity
Operation Pollinator – feeding bees and protecting biodiversity
For over a decade, Operation Pollinator has helped farmers to provide food and shelter for bees and other pollinating insects.
 
We need all the biodiversity we can get
"We need all the biodiversity we can get"
Feature interview on agricultural crop biodiversity with Syngenta Foundation's senior advisor Vivienne Anthony.
 
Rural-urban: Overcoming the divide
Rural-urban: Overcoming the divide
The population shift from rural to urban areas increases both the pressure on natural resources and social tensions.
 
Sharing the benefits of our innovation
Sharing the benefits of our innovation
Engaging in dialogue to expand our web-based platform.
 
World Malaria Day: Syngenta's contribution
World Malaria Day: Syngenta's contribution
Read more about how Syngenta is helping to fight the disease.
 
GROMORE: Aligned to the crop life cycle
GROMORE: Aligned to the crop life cycle
GROMORE targets rice growers' pain points.
 
Water challenge needs special solutions
Water challenge needs special solutions
Water is at the heart of our biggest challenge– feeding a growing world population.
 
6th Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA)
6th Forum for the Future of Agriculture (FFA)
FFA urges leaders to address imbalances in global agri-food system.
 
Partnerships to tackle growers' challenges
Partnerships to tackle growers' challenges
Second partnership with IRRI to benefit rice growers.
 
Transforming agriculture in Africa
Transforming agriculture in Africa
Syngenta supports smallholders in Tanzania through the SAGCOT initiative.
 
Increasing profitability for smallholders
Increasing profitability for smallholders
Syngenta supports India's vegetable growers by introducing new technology.
 
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