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Nigeria wants to be among the top three potato producers in the world by 2025
Noviembre 23, 2021Mustapha Baba Shehuri, minister of state for agriculture and rural development, says Nigeria will be among the world’s top three potato producing countries by 2025.
Report: The potato value chain in Morocco
Octubre 16, 2020The Wageningen Research Foundation (WR), being subsidised by the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality in the context of the Policy Support 'Sustainable agricultural development in a food system approach' published a study on the potato value chain in Morocco.
Agricultural product storage is a top priority in Morocco
Febrero 26, 2020Reducing wastage in the food chain is high on the Moroccan government's agenda. Food wastage is also an important theme at the upcoming SIAM - Salon International de l’Agriculture in Meknès - agricultural trade show.
Farmers in Rwanda are looking for better potato storage technology
Diciembre 10, 2019Rwanda Agricultural Board has said that it is working with agricultural experts to introduce affordable technologies that could help store potatoes for over a period of six months in a bid to fight against food insecurity and low prices affecting farmers.
Despite potato shortage in Kenya, Nyandarua County potato farmers hardly benefit
Febrero 18, 2019An acute shortage of potatoes has hit Nyandarua County, a top producer of potatoes in Kenya and in fact, the entire country is suffering from a shortage.
Dutch Ambassador inaugurates Mooij Agro Potato Storage in Algeria
Octubre 19, 2018Recently, a new box storage system installed by Mooij Agro in Algeria at Agrico Algérie was inaugurated in the presence of the Dutch Ambassador in Algeria, Mr. Robert van Embden and the local governor.
Nigerian firm Blackpace acquires potato chip manufacturer Ndiyo in Rwanda
Noviembre 12, 2017BlackPace Africa Group has bought Ndiyo Business Group, a major producer of salted potato chips in Rwanda.
Nigerians consume french fries worth USD 200 million each year
Septiembre 08, 2016Michael Agbogo, co-founder of Vicampro, disclosed that Nigerians consume about 120 tonnes of French fries daily, even as the whole of West Africa region lacks real food processors. According to him, 'Nigeria imports about $200 million worth of French fries annually'...
Drought in South Africa pushes potato prices to the highest level ever
Febrero 07, 2016Drought and hot conditions since September 2015 have a negative impact on yields in almost all the potato production regions in South Africa. Currently market prices are at the highest levels ever, while potato stock levels are at record low levels.
Potato Value Chain Africa website to be launched at Eldoret Agri-Trade Fair, Kenya
Septiembre 20, 2015The Dutch Embassy in Kenya will next week launch the Potato Value Chain Africa website at the Eldoret Agri-Trade Fair, in a bid to support farmers in the country.