Business Desk : dhakamirror.com
Syngenta’s regional director for Asia Pacific, Alexander Berkovskiy, is expected to arrive in Bangladesh on Monday (3 October).
During the tour, he will be accompanied by Pamela Gonzalez, the head of the Asia Group, and Jenny Barks Taylor, the head of the regional supply operations for Asia Pacific, according to a official statement.
During the visit, Alexander will travel to the northern districts of the country to meet smallholder farmers that Syngenta has been supporting with its different value-added services like crop insurance and other programmes.
This crop insurance offering is a part of Syngenta’s endeavour to safeguard smallholder farmers’ stakes against natural calamities.
He will also visit “Centrigo,” a new farming ecosystem initiative that offers end-to-end services to growers and support agricultural sustainability in Bangladesh.
Syngenta has a rich history of over 50 years of operations in Bangladesh.
Since its launch, Syngenta Bangladesh is fully committed to ensuring food security by supporting the farmers of Bangladesh to grow more food in a sustainable way to meet the rising demand from the growing population in the country.
Syngenta is a global company with headquarters in Switzerland and 30,000 employees in more than 90 countries working to transform the way crops are grown and protected, adds the press release.