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First True Potato Seed (TPS) Trial of Solynta and Solidaridad in Mozambique Shows Great Potential
October 16, 2020
A first pilot using True Potato Seed (TPS) in Angonia District, Tete province in Mozambique, conducted by Solidaridad and Solynta shows great potential to drastically improve and innovate potato production in Mozambique.
Appreciation of the food and agriculture sector increases, following years of decline
October 15, 2020
Public appreciation of the food and agriculture sector is greater in 2020 than it was two years ago. This applies to all sub-sectors, apart from pig farming, which is held in the same esteem as it was in 2018.
Signing ceremony between Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Green System Pakistan Pvt Limited
October 09, 2020
Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) will Produce Two Million Disease-Resistant Potato Potato Tubers Using Tissue Culture Technology
Mr Oswell Mharapara
September 29, 2020
The government of Zimbabwe, in conjunction with Kutsaga Research Station has embarked on a seed potato multiplication programme from mini-tuber to commercial seed potato.
Pilot project could make growing potatoes cheaper, more accessible in the North
September 23, 2020
Northern Farm Training Institute will test a range of potato varieties to see which do best in Northern Canada. This pilot project could approved earlier this month could improve food security.
Mongolia fully self-sufficient for wheat and potato, says agriculture minister
August 28, 2020
The Agricultural Minister of Mongolia, Zagdjav Mendsaikhan said the Asian country is expected to harvest 487,600 tons of wheat and 237,000 tons of potato this autumn
New report identifies 27 countries heading for COVID-19-driven food crises
July 23, 2020
FAO and WFP collaborate on a unique analysis of countries on the precipice of what could be the worst food crisis in generations
De dónde provienen las patatas de Mercadona en España
June 22, 2020
La patata es uno de los productos básicos que, tradicionalmente, no faltan en nuestra cesta de la compra. Además, durante el periodo de confinamiento, su consumo ha crecido un 5,5%.
Under COVID, food systems in Latin America are looking inward for support
June 19, 2020
Scientists at the International Potato Center (CIP) are shifting their focus to the long-term effects of COVID-19 to anticipate and understand how food systems may be impacted in the coming years.
Potato Industry Welcomes USD 50 Million USDA Purchase for Potatoes
May 13, 2020
The National Potato Council has welcomed USDA’s announcement of a $50 million surplus potato purchase to support the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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