The New Potato Famine

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19980811

Potatoes are being promoted as a means by which world hunger can be beaten. But could rural communities be hit by a new form of potato blight?

19980518

Potatoes are being promoted as a means by which world hunger may be beaten. But just as the developing world is becoming increasingly reliant on them, it is feared that the most vulnerable rural communities may be hit by a devastating new form of potato blight. Vanessa Collingridge reports.