SINGAPORE (Nov 5): “In agriculture, global challenges are raising particularly pressing questions. How will we feed a continuously growing global population? How will we ensure food security in light of climate change? And how will we facilitate farming practices that use finite resources in a sustainable and efficient way?” So asks Werner Baumann, chairman and CEO of Bayer, in a letter to shareholders this year. “All of these questions are part of a challenge for humankind that farmers around the world will have to tackle in the years ahead. As a partner to farmers — both large companies as well as smallholders — Bayer wants to contribute to the solution for this challenge,” he continues.

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