Egypt imported 131 thousand tons of seed potato and 25 thousand tons of potato products (French Fries and Chips)
January 18, 2022
Sources revealed to Al-Mal that 131 thousand tons of potato seeds arrived from European facilities approved for import from last October until early January, for 76 approved varieties.
CSIR-SARI introduces new varieties of Frafra potato to farmers in Northern Ghana
December 18, 2021
The Savannah Agriculture Research Institute of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research [CSIR – SARI] has introduced new varieties of the ‘Frafra’ potato crop to farmers in the Talensi and Nabdam districts of the Upper East Region.
Monitoring improves potato tuber moth control
September 23, 2021
Potato tuber moth can be a potato producer’s nightmare. Fortunately, InteliGro’s extremely effective monitoring system not only help to control this pest successfully but allows producers to manage risks and reduce input costs over time.
Potato Farmers in Rwanda help validate and disseminate new varieties
August 02, 2021
The triadic comparisons of technologies – or tricot – approach is being used in a citizen-science project funded by the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) to identify and scale up best cassava and potato varieties in Rwanda.
Zimbabwe: Matabeleland South Potato Producer Laments Lockdown Induced Losses
June 24, 2021
The prolonged Covid-19 lockdown has brought more harm to potato production that any other crop being produced in Zimbabwe at the Agricultural Rural Development Authority (ARDA) Trek Antelope Estate in Maphisa, Matabeleland South.