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Local potato dealers at a market in Khulna, Bangladesh in 2016 (Courtesy: Mathess)

Facing excess potatoes, Govt of Bangladesh plans to support both export and potato processing

September 06, 2021
Facing excess potatoes, the government of Bangladesh has decided to provide all sorts of support for both export and processing
Potato harvest in Iraq and the Kurdistan region has started

Potato harvest in Iraq and the Kurdistan region has started

June 11, 2021
The potato harvest in Iraq has started. Staff of the Beirut Erbil Potato Processing Company (B.E.P.P. Co) - known in Iraq for their potato chips brands Mito and Mr, Krisper, but active throughout the entire potato supply chain - are working hard in various regions of Iraq from Karbala to Diyala to Al-Rabiah, Dohuk, Erbil, and beyond.
How Does a Potato Feel?

How Does a Potato Feel?

May 27, 2021
Ever Wonder What A Potato Feels…? Hebrew University of Jerusalem Develops Bio-Sensor to Detect Early Signs of Plant Stress and Prevent Crop Failures from Worldwide Climate Changes.
Potatoes From Paddy: Odisha Farmer’s Idea Saves 80% Water, Prevents Stubble Burning

Potatoes From Paddy: Odisha Farmer’s Idea Saves 80% Water, Prevents Stubble Burning

May 17, 2021
Dilip from Odisha learnt an innovative method to grow potatoes using agro-waste, to put an end to stubble burning.
Azerbaijan growing foreign varieties of potatoes

Azerbaijan is importing new potato varieties

April 20, 2021
New foreign varieties of potatoes are grown in Azerbaijan. Samir Verdiyev, a local farmer said he grows potatoes in six districts of the country, delivering only seeds of varieties to Azerbaijan.
Bangladesh Agricultural Corporation BADC contract growers export potatoes to Malaysia

Bangladesh Agricultural Corporation (BADC) contract growers for the export of potatoes to Malaysia

April 20, 2021
Potatoes produced by contract growers of the Bangladesh Agricultural Corporation (BADC) are now being exported to Malaysia.
NASA Harvest And CropX Partner To Support Sustainable Ag Initiatives

NASA Harvest And CropX Partner To Support Sustainable Ag Initiatives

April 12, 2021
NASA Harvest (NASA’s Food Security and Agriculture Program) and CropX, a global leader in soil analytics for agriculture, today announced a strategic partnership that will give NASA Harvest unprecedented soil insights for its global agricultural monitoring efforts.
Bharat Insecticides Ltd. unveils its new identity as Bharat Certis AgriScience Ltd.

Bharat Insecticides Ltd. unveils its new identity as Bharat Certis AgriScience Ltd.

April 05, 2021
Bharat Insecticides Ltd. (BIL), a group company of Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) specializing in crop protection products announced that it has changed its name to ‘Bharat Certis AgriScience Ltd.’ with effect from 1st April 2021.
Georgia Potato Forum looks forward with optimism

Georgia Potato Forum looks forward with optimism

January 05, 2021
Last month, key actors from Georgia’s potato sector convened virtually to discuss ideas to enhance the country’s potato sector.
Bangladesh targets potato production of over 4 million tons just for the Rangpur division

Bangladesh targets potato production of over 4 million tons for the Rangpur division

December 21, 2020
Bangladesh targets potato production of over 4 million tons just for the Rangpur division

Azerbaijan increased production and export of potatoes

Azerbaijan increased production and export of potatoes

December 01, 2020
In the period between January and October of 2020, 982,1 tons of potatoes were produced in Azerbaijan. According to the State Statistics Committee, compared to the same period last year, this indicator increased by 1,6%.
The government of Pakistan plans to produce 4.87 Mln Tons Potatoes

Pakistan plans to produce 4.87 Million Tons of Potatoes

November 12, 2020
The Government of Pakistan has set a target to produce about 4.871 million potatoes and 2.220 million tons of onions during Rabi Season 2020-21 in order to fulfill the domestic requirements as well as for export.

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