NATIONAL POTATO COUNCIL OF KENYA

FEBRUARY E-NEWSLETTER

image POTATO SECTOR AT A GLANCE DURING THE COVID -19 PANDEMIC

The devastating impact of the coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent measures taken by the government to curb its high rate of transmission among the public has had a huge impact[Read More]

image THE LAUNCH OF THE EAST AFRICA AFCFTA REPORT

NPCK participated in the launch of the Africa Continent Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) report of East Africa on 5th March 2020 in Nairobi. AfCFTA is a member state agreement which[Read More]

image NATIONAL AGRICULTURE SUMMIT AND LAUNCH OF AGRICULTURE SECTOR NETWORK

The Potato Council participated in a two day National Agriculture Summit that took place on 26th – 27th February 2020 in Nairoi whose theme was “Building partnerships for transformation, growth[Read More]

image TECHNICAL TEAM DEVELOPS THE NYERI COUNTY POTATO STRATEGY

NPCK hosted members of the Nyeri County Potato Strategy development Technical team on 20th and 21st February 2020 with the goal of developing the county’s draft potato strategy. The technical[Read More]

image THE 2020 AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY FORUM

The Agricultural Industry Forum (AIF) will be an annual learning and networking forum bringing together Kenya’s agricultural public and private sector stakeholders. The AIF 2020 was held on 3rd and[Read More]

image YOUTH ECONOMIC DIALOGUE FORUM

Alternatives Africa in conjunction with KEPSA and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) organized a Youth Economic Dialogue Forum which took place on 26th February 2020 in Nairobi. The aim of[Read More]

image MODERN POTATOES BOOST SMALLHOLDERS’ INCOME!

In 2019, a private-public partnership in the potato value chain, coordinated by Bayer East Africa under the Smallholder Farming Initiative, centred around and throughout the potato value chain, allowed smallholder[Read More]

  WARE POTATO MARKET PRICES IN MAJOR TOWNS IN THE MONTH OF MARCH

NPCK collects and updates the prevailing ware potato market prices in 5 major towns on its website twice a week.  This information is useful to potato stakeholders particularly farmers and[Read More]

image POTATO PEELS

Don’t throw away potato peels; they have more benefits than the vegetable itself! Before disposing your potato peels into the garbage, have you ever stopped to think whether there may[Read More]

image STORAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR SEED POTATO

For proper seed potato storage, temperature and humidity are two critical environmental factors to be considered. The temperature in the store depends on initial temperature of the tubers at the[Read More]

image POTATO GOODNESS

In the potato goodness corner, we shall look at how to prepare Lyonnais Potatoes. Ingredients: 8 large potatoes 4 large onions 2 spoonful of margarine/butter Half table spoon of salt[Read More]

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