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New Opportunities for Potato Farmers in Uganda, as Factory Opens in Kabale.
四月 25, 2022

New Opportunities for Potato Farmers in Uganda, as Factory Opens in Kabale

Potato farmers in Kabale District, Uganda are elated following the commissioning of Muhingi Products Factory which is hoped to create added value addition for both sweet potato and Irish potato produce.
Why a new potato variety could be a game-changer for farmers in East Africa
十二月 17, 2020

Why a new potato variety could be a game-changer for farmers in East Africa

Imagine being a potato farmer in Ethiopia, Kenya, or Nigeria. On a small piece of land, which you depend on for food and income, you have spent months planting, weeding, and watering.
Uganda field trial shows extreme resistance to late blight by GM potato
一月 31, 2016

Uganda field trial shows extreme resistance to late blight by GM potato

In Uganda, a series of field trials began in 2015 to assess whether twelve highly resistant GM plants of the ‘Desiree’ and local ‘Victoria’ variety provided by the International Potato Center CIP offer a durable resistance to late blight
 Late blight
七月 28, 2013

Ugandan scientists to start trials on GM potato for resistance against blight

Scientists in Uganda will soon start confined trials of genetically modified strains of Irish potato designed to be resistant to Phytophthora infestans, the fungus that causes potato blight, now devastating the crop in the west of the country.
FAO helps Ugandan potato farmers make more money
四月 04, 2012

FAO helps Ugandan potato farmers make more money

Potatoes are not widely grown in Uganda but they could earn a farmer big if the right farming methods and good prices are in place. Nathan Baryahisahe, the chairman of the Muko Expanded Irish Potato Producers Association says they now have 161 members...

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