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Potato News from Kenya

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
Kenyan county receives 1 million Euro from the European Union to boost potato farming
The county Nyandarua in Kenya has received a Sh116 million (€1 million; USD 1.16 million) grant from the European Union to boost potato farming.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Three new seed potato varieties from the UK recommended for export to Kenya
Based on extensive trials (two years, three separate farms, ten potato varieties) in a joint effort of AHDB, James Hutton Ltd, SASA and Seeds2B Africa (part of the Syngenta Foundation) three GB potato varieties have been recommended for release in Kenya.