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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.

Join us for the 11th world potato congress

30 May - 2 June 2022, Dublin, Ireland

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
WPC2022 IRELAND MAY 30 - JUNE 2, 2022

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.

Which #farms #feedtheworld and has farmland become more #concentrated? @FAO @wpcongress @Cipotato https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305750X2100067X?via%3Dihub

Congratulations #NoraOlsen as the 2021 #Spudwoman ! What a dedicated lady to the #potato world : at the #IdahoUniversity, for the #Idaho and #USpotato sector, but also as a director of @wpcongress ! https://spudman.com/article/nora-olsen-named-2021-spudwoman-of-the-year/?oly_enc_id=

The difference is clear: left: Leuven (sandy loam), right: Mol (sand)! Curious to know the effect on soil life! @Curieuze_Neuzen #curieuzeneuzen @JLembrechts

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Awards presented by World Potato Congress Inc.

Recognize outstanding contribution and leadership in respect to the development and progress of the global potato industry by nominating for the industry awards. Selected nominees will be awarded at the 2022 11th World Potato Congress in Dublin, Ireland.

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