News on Potato Cultivation from Asia
Frost causes heavy damage to potato, vegetable crops in north India
January 24, 2023
Potato farmers in the northern parts of the country have suffered heavy crop losses due to ground frost owing to the fall in temperatures in the last week.
Improving potato production in Punjab, Pakistan
December 22, 2022
The 'Capacity building of small-scale potato growers in Punjab, Pakistan' project – led by CABI and funded by the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) – is already ‘sowing the seeds’ of success.
Potato production in Kazakhstan increased by almost 12% in 2022
December 05, 2022
In Kazakhstan potato production increased by 11.9% in 2022. According to the Minister of Agriculture of the country, Kazakhstan can provide potatoes not only for the domestic market but also for the neighboring countries.
CIP fomenta una mayor producción de papas y oportunidades inclusivas en Georgia
September 20, 2022
La papa es un pilar de la dieta georgiana, se come casi a diario y se utiliza en platos tradicionales como kartopilis kinkali (albóndigas de papa). Los georgianos consumen un promedio de 55 kg de papas al año.
Seed potato business is taking root in Haryana, India
September 19, 2022
A new trend has emerged in the Indian State of Haryana, with many potato farmers venturing into the seed potato production business. They even have had contracts from big private players such as McCain and Siddhi Vinayak
S.V. Agri Signed MOU With Farmers Collectives Of Assam Towards Localised Value Chain Development
September 15, 2022
Siddhi Vinayak Agri Processing Private Limited has signed MOU with farmers collectives which are supported under the World Bank and Govt of Assam seeded project for rural transformation named APART.
S V Agri solves the problem of Potato Seeds faced by the Indian farmers
July 25, 2022
A program of signing the MoU was organized in the conference hall of Maharana Pratap Horticulture University, Karnal. Siddhi Vinayak Agri Ltd. Hemant Gaur, Managing Director, Vice Chancellor Prof. Samar Singh was welcomed with a bouquet of flowers.
The president of Cyprus meets with potato farmers, promises support
July 11, 2022
The President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, promised potato farmers on Wednesday that the government would support them. The president was in Xylofagou to open a new citizen's service centre
A hero role for potatoes in global food security? An Indian perspective
June 14, 2022
The global agri-food system has been struggling with a series of disruptions caused by various events including drastic climate variabilities, the global pandemic of Covid-19 outburst, and the recent among them is Russia-Ukraine war.
Potato farmers from Cyprus will take action if government does not support them
May 24, 2022
Following the rise in prices that has been at the centre of disputes and protests all over Cyprus in recent weeks, potato farmers said on Thursday they will also take action if the government does not intervene to support them.