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‘All hail the rise of the climate-smart potato’

The potential of the potato has only just begun to be realized, writes Sandra Cordon in this article published by Landscape News. We re-publish it here with permission.

Some 368 million metric tons of potatoes were harvested globally in 2019, as people from Vietnam to Kenya, the Peruvian Andes to Rwanda produced a wide variety of the root vegetable, helping feed an estimated 1.3 billion people who rely on them as a staple food. And this is a minimum threshold

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