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.
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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,…[...]
After determining the best provinces in the country to grow potatoes, Cambodian scientists are now working to figure out what varieties adapt best to the local soil and will have the highest yields. Initial tests conducted by scientists at the Potato Research Institute, a centre in the Royal University of…[...]
Since 1990, the acreage used for potato production worldwide has increased by 40%. The delivered volume has also doubled. Over the same period, the trade value of potatoes has shot up by 400%. Dr Maximo Torero is the World Bank’s Executive Director. He says that, in a large part, this…[...]
Dear Madams and Sirs, The Organizing Committee of the 10th World Potato Congress – XXVIII Congreso de la Asociación Latinoamericana de la Papa (ALAP) reiterates its gratitude to those who attended the event and informs them that the organizing committees’ work will soon conclude. After months of intense work, and…[...]
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