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Potato News from Rwanda

Irish potato farmers upbeat as government moves to address seed shortage
In Rwanda, the Ministry of Agriculture and partners have pledged to establish modern seed potato warehouses and greenhouses to ensure the supply of quality seed potatoes.
In Rwanda, Kinigi is still the leading potato variety on the market
New potato varieties are needed in Rwanda to meet the current market demands. Nevertheless, the potato variety Kinigi is still favorite among farmers as well as in the community of potato consumers.
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Winnaz Potato Chips plant in Rwanda scales up production five-fold
The Hollanda Fair Foods potato processing plant in Rwanda, which produces the Winnaz Crisps brand, is set to scale up its chips production capacity five-fold.
Thursday, January 25, 2018
Government Rwanda plans privatisation of Nyabihu Potato Processing Plant
The Government of Rwanda is in the process of privatising the Nyabihu District-based potato processing plant amid tight market and low production capacity, according to the The New Times.
Thursday, January 4, 2018
Nigerian firm Blackpace acquires potato chip manufacturer Ndiyo in Rwanda
BlackPace Africa Group has bought Ndiyo Business Group, a major producer of salted potato chips in Rwanda.
Sunday, November 12, 2017
International Potato Center (CIP) and Blackpace Group to cooperate in advancing potato production in Africa
The International Potato Center (CIP) and BlackPace Africa Group (BPA) executed a Technical and Scientific agreement to advance potato production in Africa, with focus on Rwanda.
Monday, October 16, 2017