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World Potato Congress Inc. is a non-profit organization supported by a group of volunteer Directors and International Advisors representing potato jurisdictions around the world.

World Potato Congress Inc. is a premier global networking organization which creates opportunities by facilitating communication and information sharing throughout the world potato community.

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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11TH WORLD POTATO CONGRESS
WPC2021 IRELAND MAY 31 - JUNE 3, 2021

It is envisaged that 1,000 delegates, from developing and developed countries across the globe, including growers, researchers, producers, traders, processors and manufacturers, will attend the Congress. The Irish Potato Federation has also secured the simultaneous hosting of the Europatat Congress, which is the annual congress of the European association of the potato trade. Both events will become a week-long focus on the potato, the third most important food crop in terms of global consumption.

@samarendumohant @krushibibhag @Horticultureod1 @Cipotato @rtb @icarindia Wonderful to see the innovations you are making with the small land holders of Odisha! Thanks for sharing great pictures of that work.

The history of the #potato and the potato for the history .... intersting view @IrishTimes @wpcongress https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/a-history-of-the-potato-digging-up-its-fascinating-past-1.4034249?mode=amp

Honoured to bring highly respected retired Dr Henry DeJong to our university in Kunming China to not only see his Diploid potato varieties, which he generously donated, but also give lectures on his 30 years of Diploid breeding for Agriculture Canada.

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