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Mars

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5888268 km2
Countries
Brazil; Peru; Suriname; France; Colombia; Guyana; Bolivia; Venezuela; Ecuador
Cities
Santa Cruz; Manaus; La Paz
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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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Lillian Holmes
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Pacific Institute


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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

We are assisting with farmer training and technology that helps advance more sustainable water use for the rice we source. Mars has partnered with around 30 other organizations from a range of sectors to develop the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP), ... 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

We are assisting with farmer training and technology that helps advance more sustainable water use for the rice we source. Mars has partnered with around 30 other organizations from a range of sectors to develop the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP), ... Learn More

We are assisting with farmer training and technology that helps advance more sustainable water use for the rice we source. Mars has partnered with around 30 other organizations from a range of sectors to develop the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP), ... 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

The site is spending $2.6m (£2.0m) on new wastewater handling and treatment equipment to ensure its wastewater meets its discharge consent in all circumstances. This equipment is planned to be operational during the next 12 months. The site has conducted ... Learn More

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