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2008: The International Year of the Potato
2008: The International Year of the Potato

The United Nations declared 2008 as the International Year of the Potato. In 2007, the global potato industry was worth $350 million and played a significant role in boosting the economies of developing countries. To this day, potatoes continue to be an important crop for both nutrition and economic development. The Food and Agriculture Organization...

Dec 11, 2021