Market prices Ware Potato prices per kg in major towns in Kenya as at SEPTEMBER 26 2022 >>> Nairobi Ksh.46 | Mombasa Ksh.45| Kisumu Ksh.48 | Eldoret Ksh. 43 | Meru Ksh. | Nyeri Ksh.44 |

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 digital platform for seed,ware potatoes and extensions

The NPCK Viazisoko Digital Platform is is a Web-based portal, Mobile App and USSD platform developed by The National Potato Council of Kenya (NPCK) and Partners with a focus for online marketing of Potato related products and services, and information dissemination.

It was developed with the aim of helping address various challenges faced by potato farmers, other actors and players. The platform provides an efficient way for accessing quality Farm Inputs and services such as Certified Seeds, Potato-Specific Fertilizer, Approved Agrochemicals, Spray Services, Soil Testing and Mechanization Services among other services. It is also used to help link farmers to market outlets.

Through the USSD Service, farmers are able to Query and receive instant response on availability of Seeds and other specific farm inputs and services required for potato production. In addition, the Web based portal and Mobile based App enables the farmers to place orders and book for Seedsreceive Accurate Weather ForecastExtension Services on GAPsPest and Disease advisory services and other services geared to improve potato productivity and profitability.

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 four Membership categories; Platinum, 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.