Potatoes for prosperity

Oct 30 2020


Africa’s first potato farmers were European settlers who introduced the crop in the late 1800s, but few Africans grew it before the mid-1950s. Since then, the tuber has taken off, with more than 25 million metric tons produced in Africa in 2017. In Kenya, potato is now the second most important food crop after maize, […]



Source: CIP - International Potato Center