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What does IYP stand for?

IYP stands for International Year of the Potato (2008)

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uk OUR SAY: PAGE 18 POTATO TIMELINE 1536 - The potato arrived in Europe 1609 - European sailors take the potato to China 1719 - Potatoes arrive in USA 1801 - First French Fries served in America 1845 - The Irish potato famine 1853 - Potato crisp invented in New York 1952 - 'Mr Potato Head' toy invented 1995 - The potato is grown in space 2008 - United Nations International Year of the Potato Ireland decimated by horrific famine BEGINNING in 1845 and lasting for six years, the potato famine killed more than a million men, women and children in Ireland and caused another million to flee the country.
The category is growing even faster in the short-term and has received u boost from this year being the International Year of the Potato.
Officials are eagerly debating what kind of monument to put up in honour of the international year of the potato.
The risk of food shortages has - in what is fortuitously the International Year of the Potato - turned the spotlight on the humble spud and its importance in the global food chain.