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Bill Gates: 'We should discuss soil as much as we talk about coal'
In the latest addition to his blog (https://www.gatesnotes.com), Bill Gates highlights that in order to fight climate change, we need to look beyond decarbonizing the way we generate electricity. We need to look at agriculture for example...
Lage opbrengst leidt tot een goed financieel jaar voor pootaardappelhandelaar HZPC Holland
Seed potato supplier HZPC Holland has established the expected prices it will pay to its growers and the organisation expects to pay its Dutch growers a record price of € 41,- per 100 kilo
Peruvian farmers get help from Belgium to save traditional potato product from climate change
Three Belgian organisations, ILVO, HOGENT and TRIAS help a local Peruvian agricultural cooperative and university to optimize the semi-industrial production of their traditional tuntas - white freeze-dried potatoes (Chuño)
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
UK potato chips prices surge after heatwave-induced potato shortage
Crisps fans in the United Kingdom might have noticed that their favourite snack has become a little more expensive in recent months.
Chile: La ola de calor no causó daños graves en los cultivos
Luis Miquel, Gerente del Consorcio Papa Chile, hace una buena proyección del mercado de la papa. Afirma que las altas temperaturas del verano no han sido una catástrofe, y califica al año de normal.
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Reino Unido: Cambio climático pondría en peligro a la papa
El futuro de uno de los alimentos básicos preferidos del Reino Unido, la papa, podría estar en peligro debido a que el cambio climático afecta las zonas dónde crece, dijeron científicos de la Universidad de Leeds.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Potato Processor Cavendish Farms imports millions of pounds of potatoes to P.E.I.
Prince Edward Island French Fry Manufacturer Cavendish Farms is importing a larger than usual amount of potatoes from other parts of Canada and the United States to make up for a local shortfall in supply.
Papas híbridas podrían salvarnos de la hambruna
Científicos del Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) están usando papas silvestres para desarrollar variedades climáticamente resistentes. Esto a raíz del eminente cambio climático que afectará a millones de pequeños agricultores del Perú.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019