Potato Last News
The private sector and the world economy have an interest in increasing food security and improving nutrition and incomes of the world’s poor.
Construction of a new research campus for the CIP-China Center for Asia Pacific (CCCAP) in Yanqing, China is moving forward. Construction of secondary structures of the research building has been completed and interior finishing has begun in the office area and living quarters, whereas access roads and other infrastructure are underway. Once completed, CCCAP will be a fully integrated, world-class agricultural research center that will contribute to improving root and tuber production in China, East Asia and the Pacific.
During a celebration of Agricultural Research Day on July 15, Alberto Maurer, the Head of Peru’s National Institute for Agricultural Innovation (INIA), accompanied by CIP Director General Barbara Wells and representatives of various other national and international institutions, announced that Peru will host the 10th World Potato Congress in 2018.
Se aprueban políticas de Estado que contribuirán a mejoras en la seguridad alimentaria y nutricional en forma sostenida
La Estrategia Nacional de Agricultura Familiar y el Plan Nacional de Seguridad Alimentaria son, desde el sábado 20 de junio, políticas del estado peruano, informó el Viceministro de Políticas Agrarias, César Sotomayor.