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March 27, 2015

KALRO and CIMMYT: Cementing a longstanding relationship

February 18, 2015

Platform Specialty Products Corporation closes its acquisition of Arysta LifeScience Limited

December 15, 2014

Zimbabwe - Seed Co to receive the second tranche of about $24 million from Limagrain this week under an equity deal valued at $40 million (AllAfrica)

November 24, 2014

Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company picks up 60% stake in Zimbabwe seed firm Quton Seed Company (The Economic Times)

November 6, 2014

Zimbabwe - Investor snaps US$2m of SeedCo shares (The Financial Gazette)

October 26, 2014

Nigeria - Federal Government and Nigerian Breweries Plc seal pact on the development and commercialisation of hybrid sorghum in the country (AllAfrica

September 14, 2014

University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, India will assist University of Agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR), Lilongwe, Malawi in developing a curriculum catering to the needs of the seed system and the seed industry (The Times of India)

August 23, 2014

Seed Co Ltd. sells US$10m Quton stake to partner (Zimbabwe Independent)

August 21, 2014

Seed Co reduces its shareholding in Quton (NewsDay)

August 11, 2014

Douglas Scientific LLC and LGC ink distribution agreement

July 18, 2014

Nigeria - Supply agreement signed between Syngenta Crop Protection AG and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

May 5, 2014

Federal Government, Wacot Ltd. partnership enhances seed production in Nigeria (AllAfrica)

April 25, 2014

Zimbabwe - Seed Co completes Vilmorin & Cie. transaction

April 1, 2014

Graines Voltz procède à l'acquisition de son partenaire au Maroc, Semences Marocaines Professionnelles (SEMAPRO)

March 30, 2014

African farmers to benefit from high value seeds (Standard Media)

March 18, 2014

African Agricultural Technology Foundation and Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture form partnership to held farmers grow more with better seed

February 14, 2014

African agricultural technology foundation receives Feed the Future funding to improve maize production in East Africa - Partnership project to upscale commercialisation of technology to control Striga weed infestation in maize launched

February 6, 2014

Zimbabwe - Seed Co to offload 49 percent of Quton (AllAfrica)

November 14, 2013

Seed Co sells Quton to Mahyco (AllAfrica)

October 17, 2013

Ag leaders announce partnership to promote conservation agriculture adoption - The Howard G. Buffett Foundation, John Deere, and DuPont Pioneer collaborate to support smallholders and sustainable farming in Africa

October 8, 2013

Vilmorin & Cie. - Results for fiscal year 2012-2013 : net consolidated income of 107 million euros, an increase of 23% - Purchase of a minority stake in the African seed company Seed Co.

Vilmorin & Cie - Resultats annuels 2012-2013 : un résultat net consolidé de 107 millions d'euros, en progression de 23% - Prise de participation minoritaire dans la société africaine Seed Co.

September 7, 2013

Zambia – Government mulls sale of MRI Seed, MRI Agro to Syngenta (Post Zambia)

September 6, 2013

Zimbabwe - Seed Co to have a technical partner soon (Zimbabwe Independent)

July 31, 2013

DuPont to advance agricultural research and technological innovation in Africa - DuPont Pioneer and Pannar Seed commence partnership

July 20, 2013

Zimbabwe - Aico Africa Ltd to sell its 20 percent shareholding in Seed Co to Limagrain UK (AllAfrica)

July 3, 2013

Syngenta to acquire African corn seed business
Syngenta übernimmt afrikanisches Maissaatgut-Unternehmen
Syngenta va acquérir une entreprise de semences de maïs africaine

May 30, 2013

Arysta LifeScience and Chemtura extend partnership in West Africa

April 27, 2013

AGRA and IITA build capacity of partners in Ghana and Nigeria on soil and plant analysis

April 10, 2013

Production de semences: les entreprises turques prêtes à partager leur savoir-faire avec les PME algériennes (Le Temps d'Algérie)











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