Meru County is located east of Mt Kenya and has a total area of 6,936km2 out of which 972.3km2 is forest. It borders Isiolo to the North, Tharaka Nithi to the east, Nyeri to the South West and Laikipia to the West. The estimated area under potato production is 17,534ha with production being 196,434T

NPCK is a member of the potato regulations implementation committee and is also in contact with the county to develop a CPS