US Ag Firm Launches New Brand

Apr 26 , 2019

Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of global chemical behemoth DowDuPont, launched a new brand in Ethiopia. At the brand launch ceremony, Corteva Agriscience signed a collaboration agreement with the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) to improve the productivity, livelihoods, food security, income security and wellbeing of smallholder farmers across Africa. DuPont Crop Protection, Dow Agrosciences and Pioneer have been working for more than 25 years in Ethiopia offering seed and crop protection solutions to more than one million maize, wheat, teff, fruits and vegetable farmers in the country.



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