• Homemade potato crisps

    HOW TO MAKE POTATO CRISPS AT HOME

    Potato crisps are thin slices of potatoes that may have been deep fried or baked until they become crunchy. They are a snack of choice for many people especially urbanites. They are majorly industrially made and packed in air tight packets. However, most crisps lovers are unaware that they can make crisps comfortably at home […]

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  • POTATO GOODNESS

    POTATO GOODNESS In the potato goodness corner, we shall look at how to prepare Potato Kale Salad with roasted peanuts and craisins. Ingredients: 8 large potatoes 2 cups chopped kales 1 tablespoon of cooking oil 2 pinches of salt Half tablespoon pepper A handful of roasted peanuts ¼ cup of chopped red onions Tomato paste […]

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  • WAIVER OF PRE EXPORT VERIFICATION OF CONFORMITY BY KEBS

    Waiver of Pre Export Verification of Conformity by KEBS KEBS had started implementing a legal notice 183 that required all imports into the country undergo a Pre Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC). This requirement subjected all imports to verification in the country of origin before being allowed into the country. Only a few products were […]

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  • LIST OF ESSENTIAL PRODUCTS

    List of Essential Products The COVID-19 pandemic has had negative impact on business and especially movement of people and produce. To caution both producers and consumers and the country at large, the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Enterprise Development has formed a Business Emergency Response Centre (BERC). The Centre comprises of […]

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  • 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 on Agriculture. All potato sector players are experiencing one or more new challenges or setbacks arising directly or indirectly from this pandemic. Companies and organizations […]

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  • 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 seeks to facilitate farmers’ access to rapidly growing markets both within the East African region and across Africa. It was formed in March 2018 at […]

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  • 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 Nairobi whose theme was “Building partnerships for transformation, growth and competitiveness of the agriculture sector in Kenya”. The aim of the summit was to present the Agriculture Sector Transformation and Growth Strategy (ASTGS) by […]

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  • 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 team comprises of Nyeri County department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Agricultural Sector Development Support Programme (ASDSP), Kenya Climate Smart Agricultural Project (KCSAP) and NPCK […]

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  • 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 4th March 2020 in Nairobi. The event was organized by Agricultural Industry Network (AIN), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MoALF) and the Council of […]

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  • 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 the meeting was to facilitate interactions between young entrepreneurs and the public and private sectors, to explore business opportunities and possibilities in the Agri-sector. Among […]

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