Are potatoes from Egypt a solution for the potato shortage in Europe?
mei 18, 2023This year is marked by strong demand and insufficient supply of potatoes, a situation that professionals of the industry and media go so far as to call 'the global potato shortage'.
Las patatas egipcias obtienen buenos resultados en el mercado español
mei 17, 2023Este año se ha caracterizado por cambios en el clima mundial que han trastocado las producción de patatas y provocado alteraciones en los canales de aprovisionamiento.
Kenya Potato Consortium to lay groundwork for local value chain
maart 28, 2023It may be recalled how shocked Kenyans were when reports began filtering in the media last year January 2022 that the multinational food giant KFC has run out of ‘fries’ for customers following the non-delivery of potatoes from their overseas suppliers.
Ensayo de salinidad en Egipto: una variedad de patata resistente a los altos niveles de salinidad del agua
maart 08, 2023El obtentor de patatas y exportador de semillas holandés HZPC ha completado un ensayo de salinidad en Egipto con la cosecha organizada a finales de enero.
Local seed potato research promising in Zimbabwe
november 24, 2022The Zimbabwe Potato Micro-propagation Association (ZPMA) has spearheaded the resuscitation of seed potato production since this stalled around 2008. The current mandate is to substitute imported seed potato.
Rooted Apical Cuttings: Plugging the gap in quality seed potato production to boost food security in Asia and Africa
november 13, 2022A capacity-building initiative that started in Kenya to fill gaps in the supply of high-quality early generation seed (EGS) is now spreading across Asia and many African countries
University Outreach Project in Kenya Teaching Tissue Culture to Potato Farmers
oktober 31, 2022Richard Mbaria makes a point at his potato in Kapsita village of Nakuru County, Kenya. The farmer has increased his production per acre thanks to training by a CARP+ project implemented in the area by Egerton University.
Kenya: USD 1 million program set to benefit potato farmers
september 17, 2022More 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
augustus 30, 2022With 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.
Potato farmers in Rwanda upbeat about new variety
juli 26, 2022Potato 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.