Features


2014

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.
 

2012

Oxfam
Join Oxfam's debate
Read our essay and join the discussion at Oxfam's Future of Agriculture.
 
Seasons Food
It is the season
Most countries have traditional dishes during the Holiday Season. But what are they made of? And what is our role? Read it here.
 
Our Africa commitment in action
Our Africa commitment in action
Helping smallholders sustainably improve cocoa yield and quality.

Syngenta sunflower offer blooms
Syngenta sunflower offer blooms
Acquiring Sunfield Seeds confirms Syngenta's global leadership of the sunflower sector.

Golf goes greener
Golf goes greener
Sustainability and innovation at the heart of the golf industry's future.

Thought for Food
Thought for Food
Syngenta congratulates the 23 Thought for Food Ambassadors selected from top universities around the world to attend One Young World.

Transforming African Agriculture
Africa seeks Green Revolution
Syngenta reaffirms its commitments to African agriculture through an ongoing strategic dialogue on public-private partnerships.

Conservation congress prioritizes sustainable food security
Conservation congress prioritizes sustainable food security
Syngenta CEO discusses with the international environment community an approach to sustainable food security combining land, people and technology.

Strengthening the offer to Lawn and Garden customers
Strengthening the offer to Lawn and Garden customers
Syngenta to acquire DuPont Professional Products insecticides business.

Collaboration with innovators offers sustainable benefits
Collaboration with innovators offers sustainable benefits
Syngenta signs partnership with green technology company, Agrinos.

Biodiversity
Bee deaths – why let science spoil a good story?
Opinion piece by John Atkin, COO Syngenta, on the need for a scientific approach to preventing bee deaths.

Wall Street Journal Editorial
Wall Street Journal Editorial
Mike Mack discusses investment in African agriculture following the G8 Summit.


World Malaria Day
World Malaria Day: Syngenta's contribution
Malaria is a threat to public health in many parts of the world. Read more about how Syngenta is helping to fight the disease.


Growing watermelons in Vietnam
Growing watermelons in Vietnam
Read the story of watermelon grower Nam Phi Nguyen, who is featured on the cover of our 2011 Annual Report.


Angello
Award for world's first seedless pepper
At the world's leading fresh fruit and vegetable trade fair, Syngenta was recognized for its ANGELLO™ sweet and seedless pepper.

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