Market prices Ware Potato prices per kg in major towns in Kenya as at August 16 2019 >>> Nairobi Ksh. 16 | Mombasa Ksh. 20 | Kisumu Ksh. 18 | Eldoret Ksh. 17 | Meru Ksh. 18 |

The National Potato Council of Kenya (NPCK) is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) and a multi-stakeholder organization whose responsibility is to help plan, organize and co-ordinate potato value chain activities with the aim of developing the subsector into a robust, competitive and self-regulating industry. The Potato Council organizational structure enables it to draw synergies from a wide membership, representing all stakeholders and actors in the potato industry. NPCK members include: Farmers, Researchers (National and international), Public institutions, Extension providers, seed producers, Traders, Processors, Regulatory agencies, Financial service providers, input providers, Ministry of Agriculture for National and County governments, Development partners and other actors and players.

Vision statement

Potato industry is a leading contributor to increased incomes, food security, and improved welfare in Kenya

Mission statement

Coordinate potato sub-sector stakeholders towards development of potato industry’s profitability and livelihoods improvement

Learn about Viazi Soko: A digital marketing platform for seed and ware potatoes

Viazi Soko platform was developed by NPCK and partners and launched May 2017. It allows potato farmers to get information on certified seed . By using the mobile platform, farmers are able to query on availability of a particular seed potato variety. The farmer receives an instant response informing them on the seeds variety available, price per kg and the available stock. It also gives the phone number of the seed merchant which the farmer can use to get in touch with the company.

Through the same platform farmers can also market their potatoes and receive frequent advisory messages from NPCK and its partners. To register and enjoy the services of this platform click here

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NPCK draws synergies from a wide membership representing all stakeholders and actors in the industry. NPCK has three Membership categories; Gold, Silver and Bronze that allows engagement, services and benefits at different levels.You can click on the logo of each organization to visit their website.