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Food Security

In Jharkhand, a homegrown innovation is driving up potato farmers' incomes
An easy to build structure helps farmers in Jharkhand to store their potatoes much longer
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Mahi Pono to start commercial potato production on Maui, Hawaii after successful test crop
Mahi Pono is planning to start commercial potato production on Maui, Hawaii after successful test crop. The company donated nearly 30,000 pounds of red, white and yellow potatoes of their test crop to local food banks.
Rwanda pilots 'revolutionary' potato seeds
The Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) has started testing True Potato Seeds, which are produced by Solynta, a Dutch firm that develops hybrid potatoes. True Potato Seeds are collected from the berries or fruits of the potato plant.
New Book to guide Potato Research and Development
The International Potato Center has published an open source book on potato research: 'The potato crop: its agricultural, nutritional and social contribution to humankind'.
Monday, December 23, 2019
Produce Marketing Association Names New Chief Science Officer
Produce Marketing Association (PMA) announced Dr. Max Teplitski has accepted the role of Chief Science Officer for the association. Dr. Teplitski will lead PMA’s science, technology, supply chain and sustainability efforts when he joins the organization.
Monday, December 16, 2019
tna co-founders appointed to Australian Society of Honour
Nadia & Alf Taylor, co-founders of tna, a leading food processing and packaging solutions provider located in Sydney, Australia, were presented with insignias commemorating their appointment as Members (AM) of the Order of Australia.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Research: New method reveals whether your potato is organic or not
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new approach that helps public agencies and commercial interests combat fraudulently-labelled organic foods.
Monday, September 2, 2019
World Potato Congress Inc partner of the African Potato Association at the triennial conference in Kigali, Rwanda
During his presentation at the official opening of the 11th African Potato Congress in Kigali, Rwanda, World Potato Congress President Romain Cools announced the continuous effort of his organization to be a partner of the African potato sector.