Webinar: 'Aeroponics for Nuclear Seed Potato Production: History, Status and Challenges'
January 19, 2021
The World Potato Congress is extremely pleased to present its next webinar on Thursday, February 18, 2021, with Dr. Peter VanderZaag, a potato farmer in Canada and due to COVID-19, now an armchair consultant involved with numerous potato projects in Asia and Africa.
INIA and Rustikas to cooperate on the development of new Uruguayan potato varieties
December 21, 2020
The National Institute for Agricultural Research (INIA) in Uruguay recently signed an agreement with the local company Rustikas to work together on the selection, evaluation, validation and production of seeds of new potato varieties.
Aeroponics: growing potatoes in the air - agricultural innovation in Rwanda
December 04, 2020
A Rwandan entrepreneur is pioneering the use of innovative farming technology that, he believes, is set to play a major role in feeding the growing population in his country, amid increasing pressure on arable land.
Utkal Tubers India plans to ramp up its production of seed potatoes
December 23, 2019
Bengaluru-based potato seeds firm Utkal Tubers India plans to ramp up its annual production to 50,000 tons of high-yielding, disease-resistant seed potatoes across Gujarat, Assam, Punjab, UP, Haryana and Karnataka over the next three years.
Maara kai - reinvigorating Maori Food Sovereignty through potatoes in New Zealand
August 26, 2019
As we wound our way down to Port Levy, New Zealand, although only an hour from Christchurch city, it felt a world away. The turquoise waters of the harbour as still as glass, under the mid-afternoon Winter sun.