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    Re-educating Nigerian Potato growers: from farming as a culture to farming as a business

    Re-educating Nigerian Potato growers: from farming as a culture to farming as a business

    June 23, 2021
    The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has commenced training for Irish potato farmers in Kano. The training which began on Monday, June 21, will end on Friday, June 25, 2021.
    Presentan una nueva edición limitada de los chips de papas andinas.

    Presentan una nueva edición limitada de los chips de papas andinas

    June 22, 2021
    Gracias al trabajo articulado entre investigadores del INTA, agricultores de la Puna de Jujuy y la empresa Gauchitas, está disponible la segunda edición de los chips de papas andinas.
    Iraq: New agricultural project to create more than 500 jobs.

    Iraq: New potato processing project to create more than 500 jobs

    June 22, 2021
    Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Thursday laid the foundation stone of a potato production factory in Duhok, set to provide 500 jobs and make use of local potato products.
    Estudio de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL) revela que la Papa resiste más la sequía con suplemento de calcio.

    Estudio de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL) revela que la Papa resiste más la sequía con suplemento de calcio

    June 22, 2021
    Tras realizar experimentos con tratamientos para mejorar el comportamiento de un cultivo de papa criolla en condiciones de déficit hídrico, se encontró que el cloruro y el nitrato de calcio mejorarían su producción.
    Sudan: Two Projects Promoting Potato Production to Be Implemented

    Sudan: Two Projects Promoting Potato Production to Be Implemented

    June 22, 2021
    Potato cultivation has seen tremendous success in Sudan when productivity in some areas reached 28 tons an acre, like in the Alarqam Project of Western Omdurman here. The Meroe Dam Project (in Northern Sudan) has produced 20 tons per acre.
    Research: Resilience and innovation in the agricultural sector in Europe

    Research: Resilience and innovation in the agricultural sector in Europe

    June 22, 2021
    Wageningen University & Research has conducted research into the resilience of the agricultural sector. How do farmers keep in step with their environment? Examples include the changing weather conditions, climate change and government policy.
    Kenya: Potato imports by fast-food firms to attract 30pc duty.

    Kenya: Potato imports by fast-food firms to attract 30pc duty

    June 21, 2021
    Major fast-food joints rely on imports from as far as Egypt and South Africa for the potatoes they use for French fries.
    Catalyzing a greater supply of seed potato in Kenya

    Catalyzing a greater supply of seed potato in Kenya

    June 21, 2021
    As a food security crop and cash crop, potato is a source of income for farmers, traders and sellers. In Kenya alone, potato creates employment for 2.5 million people along the value chain amounting to an estimated annual worth of USD 480 million.
    FAO Conference, 42nd Session - Closing of the Conference.

    FAO Conference endorses new Strategic Framework to drive agri-food systems transformation

    June 21, 2021
    Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today endorsed the new Strategic Framework that will drive the Organization's efforts to transform agri-food systems and address hunger, poverty, and inequality over the next decade.
    Impact of sustainability agenda of potato processor McCain Foods in India

    Impact of sustainability agenda McCain Foods in India

    June 21, 2021
    In line with the Global Sustainability Strategy and Commitments, McCain released its Global Sustainability Report with a focus on India, for the first time, to track progress across its sustainability pillars for the year 2020.
    Burger King® Rolls Out Green Packaging Pilot Program

    Burger King® Rolls Out Green Packaging Pilot Program

    June 21, 2021
    BK® Tests Alternatives for Cutlery, Straws, Drink Lids, Frypods®, Whopper® Wrappers and Napkins and Expands Loop Reusables Test in Partnership with The Coca-Cola Company and Kraft Heinz.
    Perú y Bolivia trabajan para mejorar productividad de agricultura familiar de la papa .

    Perú y Bolivia trabajan para mejorar productividad de agricultura familiar de la papa

    June 21, 2021
    Se busca socializar iniciativas para fortalecer ciclo de producción de cadena de valor en ambos territorios.

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