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CIP introduces simple, effective tool to support potato farmers’ spraying decision, cuts fungicide use in Kenya

The International Potato Centre (CIP) has introduced a simple yet effective tool poised to assist farmers in their spraying decisions and cut fungicide use in…

Developing blight-resistant potatoes on course, could mean no more spraying

By Zablon Oyugi Potato farmers could soon reap the rewards of a project aimed at developing four potato varieties that are resistant to late blight…

New drought-resistant sweet potato variety a relief to farmers

By Zablon Oyugi Sweet potato farmers have a reason to celebrate with the introduction of a new sweet potato variety that is not only drought-resistant…

INVITATION TO THE NATIONAL POTATO CONFERENCE AND TRADE FAIR ON 30TH and 31ST MAY 2023

Potato is the second most important food and cash crop after maize in Kenya and occupies a prime position in terms of its contribution to…

KFC tweet on potato shortage received in bad taste

As is the case in majority of the world, December is a celebratory season. As such, this is accompanied by festivities, food and drink. The…

How researchers and farmers ensure you get quality potatoes

The importance of the potato meal on the table for many Kenyans cannot be overstated. It is a delicacy that ranks second most important after…