By on August 12, 2014
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Seeing the decline in Goa’s agriculture sector, Syngenta launched the Syngenta Krishi Mitr programme to reach out to the community with innovative crop solutions, good practices to increase yield and quality, and to motivate farmers to continue in the sector

Syngenta is among the world’s leading agriculture input companies with more than 27,000 employees in over 90 countries dedicated to the purpose of bringing plant potential to life. Its South Asia operation has a significant presence in India and is headquartered in Pune. 

Its global supply at ‘Santa Monica Works’ in Goa manufactures high-quality crop protection agents. The research and technology centre in Goa is a world-class facility and an integral part of Syngenta’s global crop protection research. 
It has been the company’s on-going endeavour to contribute to the cause of development in the state and to share with local farmers its wealth of knowledge and expertise in agricultural yield improvement, effective management of pests, new varieties of seeds, etc. to improve their economic well-being. 

The Syngenta Krishi Mitr (SKM) is one such programme under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives of the company in Goa. Its purpose is to support Goa’s agriculture community through innovative crop solutions and good agriculture practices to increase yield and quality. It also motivates farmers to continue in the agriculture sector which is on the decline in Goa. SKM has an expert team to support the local agricultural community, operating from its centre at Mardol and reaching Sattari, Ponda, Tiswadi, Bicholim, Bardez and Dharbandora  talukas in Goa.

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