WHY BE PART OF THE WORLD POTATO CONGRESS?
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.
Time until the 11th congress
11TH WORLD POTATO CONGRESS
WPC2021 IRELAND MAY 24-27, 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.
Call for Expressions of Interest to Host the 12th World Potato Congress in 2023 or 13th World Potato Congress in 2025
The World Potato Congress Inc. is now calling for proposals for hosting the 12th World Potato Congress to be held in 2023 and the 13th World Potato Congress to be held in 2025 from interested parties. This great opportunity to host the key players from the global potato value chain…[...]
The Potato Conference was held on October 28 and 29, 2018 in Zhaotong, China. Zhaotang has a population of over 6 million inhabitants and is one of the poorest regions in China. In attendance at the conference for the World Potato Congress (WPC) were: President, Romain Cools who made a…[...]
Romain Cools, President of the World Potato Congress Inc. is extremely pleased to welcome Sunrise Potato Storage LTD. as its most recent Silver Sustaining Partner. President Cools stated: “The World Potato Congress is looking forward to working with Sunrise Potato Storage LTD. and all our Sustaining Partners to further the…[...]
26-07-2018 Au printemps dernier, Trias a attiré l’attention au Congrès Mondial de la Pomme de terre au Pérou. Les contacts réalisés lors de cet événement avec divers partenaires portent leurs fruits. Le Congrès Mondial de la Pomme de terre réunit tous les trois ans mille chercheurs et professionnels de la…[...]
26-07-2018 This spring, Trias was one of the highlights at the World Potato Congress in Peru. The contacts made during this event with various partners have been fruitful. Every three years, the World Potato Congress brings together thousands of researchers and professionals from the global potato sector. For this spring’s…[...]
By Dieudonné Harahagazwe, Independent Consultant August 2018 The impact of increasing population on food demand is expected to be accentuated in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as it is expected to account for half of the world population increment by 2050 compared to one fifth in 1999. In this regard, the potatoes,…[...]
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