Government clears four new Potato seed varieties to boost farming-Next Frontier

Business | Monday 16 Apr 2018 3:55 pm

Kenya is betting on new varieties of potatoes to boost production and meet surging demand for fast foods by an expanding middle class.  Under a bilateral deal with lead potato seed producer the Netherlands, the government has cleared four new potato seed varieties for use by local farmers. On this week’s episode of the next frontier Philip Keitany tells us more about this new venture.