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Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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Affiliated Orgs:
Projects: Alternate Wetting and Drying Technique Development
Improving Rice Farming Practices in Punjabi
Irrigation Efficiency in Mint Farming
Countries: United States of America
Regions: Mississippi River
Org. Type: Business
Industry Sectors: Consumer Products and Food and Beverage
Language: English
Org. Website: www.mars.com/global
Org. Source: User
Profile Completion: 69%

Organization Overview

Mars is an American global manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services.

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Peter Schulte
Senior Associate
Pacific Institute


We have worked with the University of California, the University of Arkansas and rice farmers in the Mississippi Delta, to develop an innovative farming technique called Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD), which uses 30% less water and reduces GHG emissions ... Learn More

To mitigate water risks and increase the availability of quality basmati rice, Mars developed a program to decrease water usage and improve farming practices for Punjabi rice farmers, in partnership with Rice Partners Ltd (RPL). The three-step approach is: 1. ... Learn More

Through a partnership with Agribusiness Systems International (ASI), Wrigley is conducting a pilot study on mint farming in Uttar Pradesh, India. This pilot study is evaluating several aspects of mint cultivation including more efficient irrigation techniques such as drip-and-sprinkler irrigation. ... Learn More

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