Potato Production in Kenya

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This booklet is intended to provide a set of practical guidelines to aid the establishment of good agronomic practices suited for high-yield potato production in Kenya. The scientific principles provided within this publication can also be considered appropriate for similar potato production systems in other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The guide is filled with hands-on information designed to assist farmers, and the wide range of agricultural practitioners including extension workers, development workers, researchers, and policy-makers, who work to improve farmer practice and enhance the livelihoods of rural communities.

The booklet’s contents cover aspects of potato crop establishment, crop nutrition, crop management, pest management, harvest and post-harvest management, and marketing and potato business.