Bayer opens office in Zambia

"We will also be looking at expanding our healthcare business in Zambia," Klaus Eckstein, Bayer's head of crop science in southern Africa, said in a statement.

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The Bayer AG logo is seeing at a house during the company annual news conference in Leverkusen, file. REUTERS/Kirsten Neumann play The Bayer AG logo is seeing at a house during the company annual news conference in Leverkusen, file. REUTERS/Kirsten Neumann (Reuters)
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Bayer opened an office in Zambia on Wednesday to focus on the local agricultural sector through its Crop Science Division, the German chemical and pharmaceutical company said on Wednesday.

"We will also be looking at expanding our healthcare business in Zambia," Klaus Eckstein, Bayer's head of crop science in southern Africa, said in a statement.

Bayer said it planned to increase Zambia's access to crop protection to improve food production.

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