International Potato Center: Environmental Health and Biodiversity
October 27, 2021
The unpredictable impacts of natural disasters, environmental threats and a changing climate threaten global food security. The CIP genebank drives efforts to conserve the world’s genetic diversity of potato and sweet potato for future use.
World Potato Congress 2022 (WPC2022) Call for Abstracts
October 06, 2021
The call for abstract submission for WPC 2022 is now open and authors are encouraged to submit their abstract online for consideration. Deadline for Oral Submissions: 30th November 2021. Deadline for Poster Submission: 15th February 2022.
Escasez de semillas pone en jaque el cultivo de papas en Venezuela
September 28, 2021
En Venezuela, la cantidad de semillas de papas de primera calidad y certificadas que existen alcanzan para atender al 1 porciento de los productores del país, situación que deja al sector primario al borde de la quiebra y eleva el riesgo de una emergencia humanitaria compleja.
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.