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KALRO Food Crops Research Institute (formerly KARI)

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Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) is a government research institute with research programmes in food crops, horticultural and industrial crops, livestock and range management, land and water management, and socio-economics.

This includes several activities related to the potato crop.

The governmental research institutes in Kenya were reorganized under the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Act of 2013. Therefore the institute is now known as the Food Crops Research Institute and is part of the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO).

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KC-SWEET PURPLE is rich in beta-carotene, iron and zinc.
augustus 09, 2023

Kenya leads Eastern Africa with release of climate-adaptive and nutritious purple-fleshed sweet potato variety

The International Potato Center (CIP) has collaborated with Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) to release the KC Sweet Purple variety of sweet potato in an effort to tackle ongoing climate challenges facing farmers in Kenya.
World Potato Congress 2026 to be held in Nairobi, Kenya
mei 23, 2023

World Potato Congress 2026 to be held in Nairobi, Kenya

World Potato Congress Inc. has announced that World Potato Congress 2026 will be held in Nairobi, Kenya. The theme for the event is 'Developing Global Potato Partnerships for Enhanced Food Systems, Food Security and International Trade'.
Kenya seeks Sh656m for potato seed study
februari 23, 2021

Kenya seeks funding for seed potato study

Kenya has applied for a Sh656 million grant from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to boost research on potato seed production and cut reliance on imports.
James Gachiri, a 29 years old farmer and the Secretary-General of the forum
juni 03, 2019

Youth in Kenya embraces new technology in seed potato production

Despite being a trained accountant and currently pursuing a Bachelor in Commerce, James Gachiri had a desire to become a successful potato farmer.