Key partners

J.R. Simplot
1909-2008

The International Year of the Potato is being implemented by major international organizations, led by the Food and Agriculture Organization, with the support of governments, potato producers and the potato industry.

Lead agency

International partners

Donors

Funding for IYP implementation has been provided by:

Governments


Ireland

Italy

Spain

Switzerland

Friuli Venezia Giulia, Italy

Private sector

Informal International Steering Committee

Implementation of IYP 2008 is guided by an Informal International Steering Committee, made up of representatives of government, potato producers and the potato industry. Members include: