The National Potato conference and Trade Fair was organised by the National Potato Council ofKenya (NPCK) and took place on 24th-25th May 2018 at KARLO Headquarters in Nairobi. The NPCK also partnered with Government of Kenya, USAID-Feed the Future, GROWAFRICA, Kingdom of Netherlands, AGRA, CIP, GIZ, SNV among others. The main theme for the conference was Enhancing potato Agribusiness for Improved food and nutrition security.
The event was officially launched by the Principal Secretary ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation (Dr. Richard Lesiyampe) on behalf of the cabinet secretary ministry of agriculture, livestock and fisheries. The event was organized by National Potato Council of Kenya. The conference had two activities; Exhibition and Congregation
The conference session were;
- Optimizing potato production in Kenya to contribute to the BIG FOUR agenda and match global standards
- Building a supportive environment for potato sector in Kenya through policy and regulations
- Improving the market efficiency for potato sector in Kenya
- Innovation in potato value chain