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FAO International Food Day

The global potato value chain supports the FAO International Food Day on Saturday 16 October 2021. On October 16, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) organizes the International Food Day. FAO states that the food we choose and the way we consume it affect our health and that of our planet. It has also an […]

Dr. Qu Dongyu – WPC 2022 Opening Session

    HE Dr. Qu Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has kindly agreed to be the keynote speaker at the Opening Session of the 11th World Potato Congress, and will deliver a speech in person (travel permitting) entitled “The Potato in a Changing World”. About Dr. Qu […]

21st EAPR Triennial Conference – change of date and location!

As you know the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing dynamically. Due to the pandemic and for the safety of our participants we have decided to postpone the 21st EAPR Triennial Conference further. The new Conference date is July 12-16, 2021. We would like to kindly inform you that the Conference will be held in […]

World Potato and Europatat Congresses, Ireland, 2021 – Postponed until 2022

  Due to the pandemic and for the safety of participants, it is with great reluctance the three organisations World Potato Congress Inc., Europatat and the Irish Potato Federation, jointly announce the postponement of the World Potato Congress (WPC) and the Europatat Congress planned for May/June in Dublin in 2021. Originally scheduled for 31st May […]

El Congreso Mundial de la Papa y el Congreso de Europatat pospuestos a 2022

  Las organizaciones Congreso Mundial de la Papa (World Potato Congress Inc.), Europatat y la Federación Irlandesa de la Papa (Irish Potato Federation) lamentan comunicar el aplazamiento del Congreso Mundial de la Papa (World Potato Congress – WPC) y del Congreso de Europatat, previstos para mayo-junio de 2021 en Dublín, Irlanda. La decisión se ha […]

THE WORLD POTATO CONGRESS INC. INDUSTRY AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

The President and CEO of the World Potato Congress Inc. (WPC), Mr. Romain Cools, Belgium and the Chairman of the WPC Industry Awards Committee, Mr. Tamas Houlihan, Executive Director of the Potato & Vegetable Growers Association, Wisconsin, USA are pleased to announce that nominations are now being called for the 2021 World Potato Congress Industry […]