CONGRESS

The 10th World Potato Congress-XVIII Congreso de la Asociación Latinoamericana de la Papa is the industry’s most important scientific event worldwide. It is an excellent showcase to promote the sustainable use of potato biodiversity (with a focus on native varieties), including how to differentiate it on the market and mine its gastronomic uses with varieties related to health and nutrition. It will serve as a food security platform and the development of business ventures.
    BIODIVERSITY

  • Potato biodiversity and its use in breeding
  • Potato biodiversity in relation to health and nutrition
  • Challenges on in-situ conservation
    FOOD SECURITY

  • Varietal development
  • Biotechnology
  • Pest and disease management
  • Crop and seed management
  • Climate change
  • Late Blight
    BUSINESS

  • Consumption and markets
  • Post-harvest and processing technologies
  • Culinary innovations
  • Value chains for smallholder farmers

EVENTS

JULY
23

2017 PAA Annual Meeting
(JULY 23-27)

NATIONAL EVENT
LOCATION: USA
ORGANIZER: PAA

JAN
10

POTATO EXPO
(JAN 10-12)

INTERNATIONAL EVENT
LOCATION: USA
ORGANIZER: POTATO EXPO