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Bangladesh

Bayer is a Life Science company with a history of more than 150 years and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time. Bayer has established its presence in Bangladesh since 2002.

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Bayer office in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bayer CropScience Limited Bangladesh is a joint venture between Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation and Bayer AG. The company has been operating in the country since its inception in 2002, after the global acquisition of Aventis CropScience by Bayer. Dhaka, the capital and largest city of Bangladesh and home to more than 15 million people, is the headquarters for Bayer in Bangladesh.
Globally, Bayer operates in three divisions – Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health and Crop Science – and the Animal Health business unit. Locally, Bayer’s operations in Bangladesh are focused on the Crop Science division.

Bayer Bangladesh Limited is a key supplier of high quality plant protection products and hybrid rice seeds and plays a vital role in the country’s agriculture. The company has around 110 employees, of which 70 graduates from the agriculture discipline are deployed in the field to enhance farmer interaction and customer service.

Provider of Holistic Crop Protection

Bayer field promotors educate farmers on better agronomic practicesZoom image
Bayer field promotors educate farmers on better agronomic practices

Bayer provides holistic crop protection solutions for almost all crops across the geography in Bangladesh. With its constantly improving portfolio of products, Bayer is helping farmers to secure their crops against deadly pests like late blight in Potato, brown plant hopper, blast and sheath blight in Rice, borer, sucking pests and fungal diseases in vegetables, fruits and other crops.

Pioneering in Hybridization

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Farmers are trained in a CropClinic

In addition to Crop Protection, Bayer Bangladesh Limited is also contributing significantly to the hybridization of rice and the increase in productivity of rice within the country. In fact, Bayer is a pioneer of the hybrid rice industry with the introduction of slender germplasm in the Hybrid Rice segment in Bangladesh. Bayer plays a vital role in enhancing the country’s food security and contributes to around 18% of the hybrid market in Bangladesh. Bayer is the only company which has launched Bacterial Leaf Blight (BLB) resistance variety and sub-mergence tolerant variety of rice in Bangladesh which is a major concern in the wet season. The company also has a strong rice seed pipeline featuring saline tolerance which is expected to be launched very soon in the country.

Bayer in Bangladesh is helping farmers through its unique farm advisory service, “CropClinic”. The CropClinic initiative aims to provide the latest solution for crop protection and seeds, information on produce prices, information on crop nutrition management and other relevant information to improve agricultural productivity

The local subsidiary has also been engaged in development activities and has been working together with various development agencies such as USAID, GIZ, Catalyst etc. and has participated in various projects like “Affordable Nutrition for Women”, “Agri Input Project” etc. to increase the knowledge and awareness of farming community as well as pesticide retailers regarding safe use of pesticides, ethical business practice, training on crop-pest knowledge etc.

History

1972 - Bangladesh Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd/ May & Baker

1989 - Rhone – Poulenc Bangladesh Ltd

1994 - Rhone – Poulenc Rorer Bangladesh Ltd

1994 - Rhone – Poulenc Agrovet Bangladesh Ltd

2000 - Aventis CropScience Bangladesh Ltd

2002 - Bayer CropScience Ltd.

Contact

Corporate Office (Head Office):

Bayer CropScience Limited, Bangladesh
Masum Plaza (4th to 7th Floor), Plot # 13, Road # 15,
Rabindra Sarani, Sector # 3, Uttara, Dhaka-1230
Tnt- +8802-48954020 (Fax & ISD), 48955403, 48955418

Registered Office:

Bayer CropScience Limited
H.M. Plaza (10th Floor), Suite # 07, Plot # 34, Road # 2,
Sector # 3, Uttara C/A, Dhaka-1230, Bangladesh

Region Offices

Regional Office : Mymensingh
Bayer CropScience Limited
Swapno Bilash (3rd Floor), 306/40, Amirabad R/A,
Maskanda, Mymensingh.
Mob: +880 1841700251

Regional Office : Comilla
Bayer CropScience Limited
Green View, House# 823, South Ashrafpur,
Laksham Road, Comilla.
Tel: +88081 77252

Regional Office : Jessore
Bayer CropScience Limited
123/I Shahid Moshiur Rahman Sarak,
Police Line Road, Talikhola, Jessore.
Tel: +88 0421 68257
Fax: +88 0421 68257

Regional Office : Bogra
Bayer CropScience Limited
House No-01, Road No-34, Uposohor, Bogra
Tel: +88051-64702

Regional Office : Rangpur
Bayer CropScience Limited
House -43, Road - 2, Parjatan Purbopara,
R.K Road, Rangpur.
Tel: +880521-64304

Regional Office : Rajshahi
Bayer CropScience Limited
Holding – 362/1 (9th floor), Terrokhadia West
Rajshahi Cantonment, Rajpara, Rajshahi.
Tel: +88 0721861497