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Tissue Culture Tech Boosts Potato Yield in Kenya

Tissue Culture Tech Boosts Potato Yield in Kenya

oktober 04, 2022
A community project that provides farmers with healthy seed potato, cultivated using innovative laboratory techniques is significantly increasing yields in Kenya, an agricultural expert says.
Kenya: about USD 1 million program set to benefit potato farmers.

Kenya: USD 1 million program set to benefit potato farmers

september 17, 2022
More than 3,000 small-holder potatoes farmers from Nakuru are set to benefit from a KES 127 million (USD 1 million) program aimed at enhancing potato production in the County.
AgroScout teams up with AECI Plant Health across Africa.

AgroScout teams up with AECI Plant Health across Africa

augustus 30, 2022
With almost 10 billion people to feed by 2050 and food production threatened by declining resources, global food security faces an immense challenge that needs to be addressed.
Farmers upbeat about new potato variety

Potato farmers in Rwanda upbeat about new variety

juli 26, 2022
Potato farmers have welcomed the government’s on-going trials on the use of agricultural biotechnology in producing a new Irish potato variety resistant to the devastating late blight disease.
Algeria: Analysis of the potato value chain in the province of El-Oued.

The potato value chain in the province of El-Oued, Algeria

juli 18, 2022
The potato sector in Algeria is considered to be a strategic crop for the economic development, many levers have been put in place in recent years to increase yield levels , which have been quadrupled to 5 million tons.
Special Report: Facing high wheat prices, Nigerian bakers turn to potato puree.

Facing high wheat prices, Nigerian bakers turn to (sweet) potato puree

juli 14, 2022
In the midst of a sunlit room in Nnewi, south-east Nigeria, a woman measures out four parts of sweet potato puree – the colour of apricot – into a large basin containing six parts wheat flour.
New platform deemed a boon for potato farmers in East Africa.

New platform deemed a boon for potato farmers in East Africa

juni 29, 2022
Commercialisation of potato, a common food crop largely consumed in East Africa, will receive a boost following the launching of a value-chain platform dedicated to it.
McCain Foods Farm of the Future Canada attracts the attention of the entire supply chain

McCain Foods announces its second Farm of the Future. Location: South Africa

juni 20, 2022
McCain Foods Limited has unveiled plans for a second Farms of the Future in South Africa, as part of its drive to cut carbon emissions and tackle the impacts of climate change.
Potato farmers in Kenya close to a deal with KFC.

Potato farmers in Kenya close to a deal with KFC

mei 31, 2022
In the next two months, Kenyan potatoes will be on the menu of the Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). This follows an intervention by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA), Agriculture Sector Network (ASNET) and the American fast food chain.
South Africa Potato Production Receives Added Protection with New Generation Fungicide of Corteva Agroscience

South Africa Potato Production Receives Added Protection with New Generation Fungicide of Corteva Agroscience

mei 20, 2022
Corteva Agriscience launched Zorvec Encantia, a new fungicide that specifically targets late blight, a detrimental pathogen currently compromising potato growth in South Africa. The solution, based on Zorvec active, is the first member of a novel class of fungicides.

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