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Catalyzing a greater supply of seed potato in Kenya
juni 21, 2021

Catalyzing a greater supply of seed potato in Kenya

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.
Mr Oswell Mharapara
september 29, 2020

Zimbabwe starts seed potato multiplication to reduce the need for imports

The government of Zimbabwe, in conjunction with Kutsaga Research Station has embarked on a seed potato multiplication programme from mini-tuber to commercial seed potato.
Stop of seed potato import in 2021, says Algerian Minister of Agriculture
december 11, 2018

Algeria will stop seed potato import in 2021, says Minister of Agriculture

The Algerian Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries Abdelkader Bouazghi said that Algeria would stop the import of seed potatoes in 2021
Rwanda demand for quality seed potatoes exceeds supply
mei 17, 2016

Rwanda demand for quality seed potatoes exceeds supply

Farmers of Irish potatoes in Rwanda are decrying not only the shortage of quality seeds but also the mounting prices.
Kenya
oktober 24, 2011

In Kenya, a Maasai woman becomes a potato seed production pioneer

A CIP project in Kenya and other African nations is fostering private adoption of a three-generation seed multiplication strategy. Combined with improved knowledge and skills the project should lead to average yield increases of 20%.

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