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Join Us in Australia for the 12th World Potato Congress

June 23 - 26 2024 Adelaide, Australia

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Creating opportunities by facilitating communication and information sharing throughout the world potato community.

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Who We Are

World Potato Congress Inc. is a non-profit organization supported by volunteer directors representing potato jurisdictions around the world. Congress events are hosted in partnership with local host committees.

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Around the Globe

Helping entities improve their own lives and those of their communities through the potato value chain being improved. 

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Latest News

Stay up-to-date with the latest developments and innovations in the dynamic world of potatoes.

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Webinars

Explore practices and techniques through our engaging and informative World Potato Congress Webinars presented by potato professionals.

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Congress Hosting

This Congress, once a triennial event, has gained in popularity and as such, will now to be held every two years.

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Sustaining Partners

KIWA, Revalorizing Native Potatoes in Ecuador

KIWA, Revalorizing Native Potatoes in Ecuador

Martin Acosta, Inalproces, Ecuador (martin@kiwalife.com) Background  In Ecuador, national production of potatoes in 2021 was 250,000 tons, with a harvested...
Adoption of rooted apical cuttings improves the availability of high-quality seed in southwestern Uganda

Adoption of rooted apical cuttings improves the availability of high-quality seed in southwestern Uganda

Frank Kakuru, Kigezi Farmers’ Resource Centre; frksajjah@gmail.com  Alex Barekye, Principal Research Officer at National Agricultural Research Organization (NARO), former Director...
Impact of Quality Seed Potato Production in the Eastern Hills of Nepal

Impact of Quality Seed Potato Production in the Eastern Hills of Nepal

Binod Prasad Luitel (binodsan@yahoo.com) and Biremdra Bahadur Rana, National Horticulture Research Center Khumaltar and Janardhan Gautam, Agriculture Research Station, Ilam...
Developing the Potato Value Chain in Kenya

Developing the Potato Value Chain in Kenya

Humphrey Mburu, MD at Sereni Fries Ltd (serenifries@gmail.com) Faith Aiyabei, Chief Agronomist at Sereni Fries Ltd Website: https://www.Serenifries.co.ke/ Background Potato...
Establishing financially sustainable local seed supply systems in Ethiopia

Establishing financially sustainable local seed supply systems in Ethiopia

Retta Worku (rworku@snv.org), senior advisor at SNV, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Gerrit Holtland, project manager, SNV, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Background The...

Time until the next World Potato Congress

The World Potato Congress Industry Award

The award recognizes a lifetime of contributions to the potato industry. Outstanding individuals are recognized during the Industry Awards ceremony at the World Potato Congress.

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