Bayer CropScience Ltd.
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the life science fields of health care and agriculture. With innovative products, Bayer are helping find solutions to overcome the major challenges presented by a growing and aging population. With life expectancy continuing to rise, Bayer strives to improve the quality of life for a growing population by focusing our research and development activities on preventing, alleviating and treating diseases. Bayer is also making an important contribution to providing a reliable supply of high-quality food, feed and plant-based raw materials. Bayer remains committed to the principles of sustainable development and goal remains to create value for our customers, shareholders, and employees. All this goes to make up our vision, “Health for all, Hunger for none”, the benchmark against which we measure all our activities.
About Bayer in Bangladesh
Bayer CropScience Limited Bangladesh is a joint venture between Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation (BCIC) and Bayer AG Germany. The headquarters for Bayer in Bangladesh is located in Dhaka. Over the last four decades, Bayer has been working closely with farmers and key stakeholders to improve the agricultural productivity and livelihoods of smallholder farmers in the country.
Bayer Bangladesh is a key supplier of high-quality crop protection products as well as hybrid seeds for rice, corn, and vegetables in the country. With its constantly improving portfolio of products, Bayer is helping farmers to secure their crops against deadly pests like late blight in potato, brown plant hopper, blast and sheath blight in rice, borer, sucking pests and fungal diseases in vegetables, fruits and other crops. Bayer is the only company which has launched Bacterial Leaf Blight (BLB) resistant variety and submergence tolerant variety of rice in Bangladesh which is a major concern in the wet season.
Bayer in Bangladesh is helping farmers through its unique farm advisory service, ‘Crop Clinics, the new initiative ‘Better Life Farming’ to support smallholders & rural agri-entrepreneurs and different gender-smart initiatives.