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2008, International Year of the Potato

Canada. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

2008, International Year of the Potato

by Canada. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

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Published by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Potatoes

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles2008, Année international de la pomme de terre
    SeriesAAFC -- no. 10765E
    ContributionsUnited Nations Association in Canada
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25484547M
    ISBN 109781100107813, 9781100101620

    International Year of Camelids (A/RES/72/) International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture (A/RES/72/72). International Year of Peace and Trust (A/RES/73/   15 December Marking the end of the International Year of the Potato (IYP), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in collaboration with the International Potato Center (CIP), released a book entitled: “International Year of the Potato: New Light on a Hidden Treasure.”.

      The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has declared the International Year of the Potato to raise awareness of the tuber's importance in addressing global hunger, poverty. has been designated International Year of the Potato by the UN and, as global population swells and famine remains a constant risk, Reader asks what role the spud still has to play. From the Trade Paperback edition.3/5(1).

    The International Year of the Potato aims to raise awareness about this essential crop -- and agriculture in general. As the world's population rapidly increases, the potato is essential to.   Yes really! I haven't made this up. The United Nations, no less, has designated as the International Year of the ntly "The celebration of the International Year of the Potato (IYP) will raise awareness of the importance of the potato - and of agriculture in general - in addressing issues of global concern, including hunger, poverty and threats to the environment".


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2008, International Year of the Potato by Canada. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Download PDF EPUB FB2

FAO has published a page illustrated book all about the potato and the International Year. Beyond IYP has underscored the potato's important place in the global food system. New light on a hidden treasure.

FAO releases on 15 December a page illustrated book, New light on a hidden treasure, which records the achievements of the International Year of the Potato and underscores its essential message: that the potato is a vital part of the global food system, and will play an ever greater role in strengthening world food security and alleviating poverty.

The International Year of the Potato (IYP) in was a celebration of one of humanity's most important and universally loved staple foods. This end-of-year review records IYP's achievements and underscores its essential message: that the potato is a vital part of the global food system, and will play an ever greater role in strengthening world food security and alleviating : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The plant. The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is an herbaceous annual that grows up to cm (40 inches) tall and produces a tuber - also called potato - so rich in starch that it ranks as the world's fourth most important food crop, after maize, wheat and potato belongs to the Solanaceae International Year of the Potato book or "nightshade"- family of flowering plants, and shares the genus Solanum with at least 1, The potato: Origins - International Year of the Potato org/en/potato/ 1 van 1 18/02/ Dawn of agriculture.

For potato growers, every year is the year of the potato. In Decemberas the International Year draws to its close, potatoes are being harvested in Argentina and Australia, in northwest China, and in the equatorial highlands of Uganda and Indonesia.

In the Andes, farming families have finished 2008 their terraced plots before the rainy season, the main crop is freshly planted in Malaysia and southern Malawi. To celebrate IYPthe Board recently bought prime cyberspace - on the Food Network website - to supply busy mothers between the ages of 25 and 50 (among the most active users of the internet) with meal ideas and nutrition information.

The Board holds its annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, on March. UN International Year of the Potato Published 3-Aug The United Nations' (UN) International Year of the Potato was celebrated in to increase the awareness of the role of the potato in the future supply of food worldwide.

As the International Year of the Potato draws to a close, Christiane Staiger takes a look at the history of this starchy South American tuber and examines its pharmaceutical career both as a medicinal substance and as an excipientSee other Christmas miscellany articles.

The only comprehensive resource for home gardeners and commercial potato growers, The Complete Book of Potatoes has everything a gardener or commercial potato grower needs to successfully grow the best, disease-resistant potatoes for North American es practical as well as technical information about the potato plant, its origin, conventional and organic production techniques Cited by: 2.

International Year of the Potato, Because of the ease and efficiency of production, and the superior nutritional quali-ties, the humble potato is humankind’s best hope for, resolving the current world-wide epidemic of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer, and eventually, thriv.

The International Year of the Potato (IYP) in was a celebration of one of humanity's most important and universally loved staple foods. This end-of-year review records IYP's achievements and underscores its essential message: that the potato is a vital part of the global food system, and will play an ever greater role in strengthening world food security and alleviating poverty.

It is important to include Tuber and Root Crops in the Handbook of Plant Breeding. They include starchy staple crops that are of increasing importance for global food security and relief of poverty, important millennium goals for the United Nations. Indeed, was the UN International Year of the Potato in recognition of this role of the potato as the world’s third most important food crop 5/5(1).

Sustainable potato production. was the United Nations’ International Year of the Potato 2. A book of guidelines for sustainable production was written to build on the experiences shared during 3. Principles of Good Agricultural Practice recommended include: Managing the soil in potato.

Special Issue: International year of the potato Author(s): Lutaladio, N. Author Affiliation: Secretariat of the International Year of the Potato, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, Rome, Italy. Author Email: [email protected] Editors: Cited by: The United Nations (UN) has declared to be the International Year of The Potato (IYP) to recognize its' contribution to the global food system.

Topics Potatoes Publisher [Ottawa]: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Collection canadianagriculturallibrary; toronto; governmentpublications Digitizing sponsor Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada Contributor Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada – Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada Language English Pages: 4.

According to the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations): “The International Year of the Potato () aims at raising global awareness of the potato. Functional food characteristics of potato cultivars (Solanum tuberosum L.): Phytochemical composition and inhibition of 1-methylnitrosourea induced breast cancer in rats Matthew D.

Thompson, Henry J. Thompson, John N. McGinley, Elizabeth S. Neil. The United Nations declared the International Year of the Potato, to focus world attention on the role that the potato can play in providing food security. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, there are, on average, aboutsquare kilometres of potatoes under crop every year worldwide.

The potato remains Australia’s favourite vegetable, consumed mainly as chips. Pages in category " in international relations" The following 48 pages are in this category, out of 48 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).International Year of the Potato. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Jump to navigation Jump to search. The year was declared the International Year of the Potato by the United Nations, noting that the potato is a staple food in the diet of the world’s population, and affirming the need to focus world attention on the role that the potato can play in providing food security and eradicating poverty.Through the yearthe International Year of the Potato, or IYP, has set some goals.

First, IYP wants to give people more information about potatoes. Voice 1 Second, the IYP wants to show people how potatoes can reach the Millennium Development Goals. The United Nations created these goals to improve life for all people in the world.