With Danisco acquisition, DuPont continues to evolve DuPont pro forma sales – 2010* Total Company $34.1B Agriculture Electronics & Communications Performance Chemicals Performance Coatings Performance Materials Safety & Protection Industrial Biosciences Nutrition & Health * Includes $0.2B in ‘other’ sales. Total company sales exclude transfers. $34.2B * $7.8 B $3.0 B $3.8 B $6.3 B $3.4 B $2.8 B $6.3 B $0.9 B
But these challenges are too big for any
or one region of the world
Together, we can feed a growing population.
Partnering with local farmers and growers to increase their crop yields
Working side-by-side with manufacturers and retailers to provide better nutrition and improve packaging
Collaborating with regulators to find better ways to ensure food safety and security
Need for increased food production & higher value food Projected Changes 2000 - 2050 +12% per capita food consumption globally (kcal/person/day) +39% meat consumption globally (kg / person / year) +64% in developing countries Global per capita arable land area of 0.23 ha will decrease to 0.14 ha Meeting the Millennium Development Goal on hunger will require doubling of water use by crops Sources: ‘GEO4 Global Environment Outlook’ UNEP; ‘World Agriculture Towards 2015/2030’, ‘World Agriculture Towards 2030/2050’, FAO. Seed Output Healthier oil with Pioneer soybeans (TREUS TM )
DuPont Science & Tech Direction:
Advanced traits to improve crop productivity & grain quality
The horticultural industry is the fastest growing agricultural sub sector in the country, and contributes 23% of GDP and the first foreign exchange earner. The sector has shown a steady increase of between 15 – 20 percent over the last decade
French beans, snow & snap peas, Asian vegetables (Such as karella, chillies, aubergines and okra) dominate the export list.
The sector is controlled by the private sector, incorporating large and small-scale farmers and exporters across the nation.