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Syngenta to expand presence in Africa

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Basel, Switzerland, May 18, 2012 (Media Release)


Syngenta to expand presence in Africa: contributing to the transformation of agriculture


  • Agricultural development addresses food security and poverty
  • Targeting $1 billion in sales in 10 years
  • Linking people, land and technology


Syngenta today announced a commitment to build a $1 billion business in Africa over the next 10 years. This commitment reflects the company’s belief that Africa has the resources not only to feed its growing population, but also to become a major world food exporter.


Mike Mack, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Africa has become one of our strategic growth regions and our aspiration is to contribute to the transformation of African agriculture.


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