Syngenta having its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland is one of the world’s leading companies with more than 27000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated towards achieving their mission which is bringing plant potential to life. Syngenta is headed towards increasing the crop productivity, protecting the environment and most importantly improving the health and life of the growers, through world class science, global reach and commitment to the farming community. We aim to deliver integrated solutions that would transform the way crops are grown globally and extend our contribution beyond yield.
It is perceived that by the year 2050, Global food requirements will increase significantly, driven by a population increase to more than 9 billion. In order to meet the expected increase in demand for food and improved nutrition, particularly in emerging markets, farmers around the world will have to increase crop production by 70% in the next 40 years, in this scenario Syngenta brings a unique capability to address the increasing complexity of the challenges faced by the farmers.
The Company builds on combined strength of its crop protection and seeds business to develop fully integrated offers on a global crop basis which are delivered through local go to market strategies to 19 territories grouped under four regional markets: North America, Europe, Africa and Middle East, Latin and Asia Pacific. The South Asian market comprises India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
Syngenta was established in November 2000, when Novartis and Astra Zeneca merged their agribusiness in order to form the global group focusing exclusively on agribusiness, blending the perfect mix of strength and traditions of two excellent companies. Syngenta has developed a clear personality of its own.
Syngenta at present is a young Company, but it stems from an industrial tradition going back almost 250 years. Syngenta is proud of its heritage and of the many milestones that helped us achieved this leading position today. Our product portfolio includes plant breeding, crop protection and seed care. We contribute towards meeting the growing global demand for food, feed and fuel. We remain committed to protecting the environment promoting health and improving the quality of life.
It is trusted by farmers around the globe, to provide them assistance in producing healthy, premium crops and minimize the use of precious natural resources, whether they are growing cash crops, vegetables or flowers.
Syngenta always visions from the grower’s eye and aims to create effusively innovative and transformative technologies that focus on the crops rather than a specific scientific discipline. Our strategic crops globally include Cereals, Corn, Lawn & Garden, Oilseeds and Sugar beet, Rice, Soybean, Specialty crops, Sugarcane and Vegetables.
The strategy of Syngenta revolves around addressing the challenges faced by growers in order to contribute towards sustainable agriculture growth and subsequently providing greater food security.
Syngenta Pakistan is a subsidiary of Syngenta Participations AG, Basel, Switzerland. Since then the Company is playing a vital role in improving the agricultural production through innovative products and farm advisory services. The principal activities of the company comprise of formulation, repacking, marketing and distribution of agricultural products including Seeds.
Syngenta Pakistan is the market leader in Crop Protection and Seeds business. The product portfolio comprises of insecticides, herbicides and fungicides and hybrid seeds covering all major crops ranging from Cotton, Wheat, Rice, Corn, Fruits, Vegetables, Sunflower & etc. The company distributes its CP products through an exclusive franchise network called “Nayasavera” and currently operating through 750+ centers spread across Pakistan.
Syngenta’s current growth plan includes:
More food, less waste: We aim to make crops more efficient and increase average productivity of the world’s major crops by 20% without using more land, water or inputs.
More biodiversity, less degradation: Syngenta plans to rescue more farmland and improve the fertility of 10 million hectares of farmland on the brink of degradation.
More health, less poverty: We empower 20 million small landholders and enable them to increase productivity by 50%. Syngenta helps people to stay safe and train farm workers on labor safety, especially in developing countries, we look after every worker strives for fair labor conditions throughout our entire supply chain network.
Syngenta is setting up efforts through clear commitment, more food and less wastage with improvement in soil fertility and biodiversity on more than 1 million hectares. We are also dedicated towards the eradication of poverty and building healthier nation.