President of the Irish Potato Federation, Michael Hoey, president of the World Potato Congress, Romain Cools, and Minister of State for Food, Forestry & Horticulture, Andrew Doyle TD. Ireland has won the bid to host the 2021 World Potato [...]
10th WORLD POTATO CONGRESS
CUSCO, PERU • MAY 27-31, 2018
This is the first time the Congress will be held in South America. It is anticipated 800-900 delegates, from developing and developed countries; including growers, researchers, producers, traders, processors and manufacturers, will attend the conference.
Delegates will also have opportunities to visit local growing and producing facilities. Pre and post Congress tour options will offer delegates unique opportunities for exposure to the Cusco region as well as the enchanting city of Lima. Machu Picchu is just a couple of hours away by train.
The Congress functions to promote sharing of information on all aspects of the potato industry. Delegates represent industry sectors in both developed countries and countries with developing potato industries.
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