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Chinese scientists ’reinvent’ potatoes to solve global food crisis
July 14, 2021
Chinese scientists have 'fixed' hybrid potatoes using genome editing technologies, simplifying the breeding process and allowing multiplication using True Potato Seed (TPS).
Re-educating Nigerian Potato growers: from farming as a culture to farming as a business
June 23, 2021
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has commenced training for Irish potato farmers in Kano. The training which began on Monday, June 21, will end on Friday, June 25, 2021.
FAO Conference endorses new Strategic Framework to drive agri-food systems transformation
June 21, 2021
Members of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) today endorsed the new Strategic Framework that will drive the Organization's efforts to transform agri-food systems and address hunger, poverty, and inequality over the next decade.
FPS Food Process Solutions Celebrates World Food Safety Day with a Call to Action to Raise Better Awareness in Hygienic Standards
June 07, 2021
FPS Food Process Solutions celebrates its 11th anniversary by calling for better awareness of hygienic standards in the food processing industry on World Food Safety Day.
Russian research: Smart vertical farm can produce 10 times more seed potatoes a year
May 20, 2021
Less than a year after the opening of the World-class Scientific Center 'Agrotechnologies for the Future', Russian scientists had a breakthrough: the first-ever vertical farm with dynamic LED lighting.
African countries commit to double agricultural productivity as development banks, institutions pledge US$17 billion to increase food security
May 03, 2021
IFAD said it aimed to provide an additional US$1.5 billion to Africa to support national efforts to transform food and agricultural systems over the next three years.
Georgia Seed Potato Model Farm Officially Open
May 01, 2021
Dignitaries, researchers, and private sector representatives gathered this week in southwestern Georgia to celebrate the opening of a potato seed model farm.