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Potato News from Kenya

James Gachiri, a 29 years old farmer and the Secretary-General of the forum
Despite being a trained accountant and currently pursuing a Bachelor in Commerce, James Gachiri had a desire to become a successful potato farmer.
Potato processing factory to be built at Ol Kalou
A potato and vegetable processing plant will be built soon in Ol Kalou town. The factory, a collaboration of the Department of Correctional Services and Nyandarua county government, will mitigate post-harvest losses ...
New Potato Processing plant in Nyandarua will give local potato farmers more opportunities
The opening of a new potato processing plant in Engineer town, Nyandarua county (Kenya) offers new opportunities for local potato farmers.
Bad seed potato imports hit Kenyan farmers ahead of the rainy season
Kenyan farmers are facing a shortage of certified seed potatoes following the rejection of 78 percent of the planting materials that had been imported last year.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Despite potato shortage in Kenya, Nyandarua County potato farmers hardly benefit
An 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.
Monday, February 18, 2019
Restaurants in Kenya face acute shortage of potatoes
Restaurants in Kenya are reeling from an acute shortage of Irish potatoes with the Agriculture ministry putting the supply gap at 1.7 million metric tonnes.
Saturday, February 9, 2019