Each year, the FLA conducts about 20 field-level assessments covering a large number of farms in various countries for Syngenta. For the 2018 assessment cycle, Independent External Monitoring visits included to Syngenta’s seed supplier farms in Argentina and Brazil.
Assessors conducted visits in San Luis Province, Merlo City, Argentina in January 2019 and in the province of Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil during its corn detasseling season in December 2018. Assessor teams visited one farm in Argentina and three farms in Brazil.
This report summarizes the FLA’s findings from its 2018 assessments, the company’s responses to those findings and the progress in its internal management system.