• English
  • Español
  • 简体中文
  • Nederlands

Potato News from Pakistan

Eleven new potato varieties approved for commercial cultivation in Pakistan.
The Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) of Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has recommended 11 new potato varieties for commercial cultivation in Pakistan.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
China wants to buy cherries, potato and wheat from Pakistan
China is keen on building stronger socio-economic ties with Pakistan and is interested in importing more from the country, said Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing, including potatoes
Potato Growers Pakistan concerned by false rumors of Export Ban, Duties
There have been rumors that the government of Pakistan banned potato export or levied duties on the export of potatoes. The Ministry of National Food Security & Research condemned these rumors and stated they are entirely false and fictitious.
Saturday, December 29, 2018
Pepsico to invest 1 billion in Pakistan
PepsiCo plans to invest US$1 billion in Pakistan over the next five years, the PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Asia, Middle East and North Africa (AMENA) Mike Spanos told Prime Minister Imran Khan in a meeting held in Islamabad late last month.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Pakistan proposes National Potato Institute; Seed potato import reduced by 50 percent
Pakistan has reduced the import of potato seeds by 50 per cent as a result of strong public-private partnership in locally-certified potato production through planning and technical assistance.
Monday, September 4, 2017
Growing salt-tolerant potatoes in Pakistan
The Netherlands is exploring the possibility of starting a programme to grow salt-tolerant potatoes in Pakistan.
Saturday, January 14, 2017