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Mauritania

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  • 09 February 2017
  • Mauritania
  • General data
  • Region: Sahel
  • Area (km2): 102,600
  • Climates: Dry, Tropical
  • Capital: Nouakchott
  • Selected Statistics, World Bank (2007)
  • Population, total: 3,120,981
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method: US$840
  • GNI, Atlas method: US$2,636,036,096
  • GDP: US$2,643,784,960
  • Agriculture, value added: US$298,755,552

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The table lists the species recorded in the Compendium for this region (from the full species datasheets). It includes species that are invasive in this region, those for which there is no data on invasive status, and also species that are not invasive in the region but are reported as invasive elsewhere. This summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the distribution record. For further information, please follow the link to the datasheet.

DomainKingdomPhylumSpeciesDistributionOriginInvasiveReferences
EukaryotaChromistaOomycotaPeronosclerospora sorghi (sorghum downy mildew) Present Frison and Sadio, 1987.
EukaryotaFungiAscomycotaClaviceps fusiformis (pearl millet ergot) Present Frison and Sadio, 1987; CABI/EPPO, 2006.
EukaryotaFungiAscomycotaFusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense (Panama disease of banana) Present Introduced YesEPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAmblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick) Present CAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAphis gossypii (cotton aphid) Present UK CAB International, 1968.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAspidiotus destructor (coconut scale) Present CIE, 1966.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly) Present Introduced CABI/EPPO, 2008; Vayssières et al., 2008; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBrevipalpus phoenicis (false spider mite) Present CABI/EPPO, 2013.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCarcinus maenas (European shore crab) Localised Native NoMonod, 1956.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCulex quinquefasciatus (southern house mosquito) Widespread Harbach, 1988.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaHelicoverpa armigera (cotton bollworm) Present IIE, 1993; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPalaemon elegans (rock shrimp) Present Native NoDore and Frimodt, 1987.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSpodoptera exempta (black armyworm) Restricted distribution UK CAB International, 1972; Haggis, 1984; Rose et al., 1996.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSpodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm) Present CIE, 1967; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTetranychus urticae (two-spotted spider mite) Present IIE, 1996.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTrogoderma granarium (khapra beetle) Present Introduced Banks and, 1977; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXyleborus similis Present Introduced YesWood and Bright, 1992.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXylosandrus compactus (shot-hole borer) Present Introduced YesWood and Bright, 1992; CABI/EPPO and, 1997; EPPO, 2013.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXylosandrus crassiusculus (Asian ambrosia beetle) Present Introduced NoWood and Bright, 1992; CABI/EPPO, 2009; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataAlopochen aegyptiaca (Egyptian goose) Present Native BirdLife International, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataAmmotragus lervia (aoudad) Present Native NoLamarche, 1997.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataAquila chrysaetos (Golden eagle) Localised Native NoFerguson-Lees and Christie, 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBos taurus (cattle) Present CAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCamelus dromedarius (dromedary camel) Widespread Native
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataColumba livia (pigeons) Present Native ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataLates niloticus (Nile perch) Present Native NoFroese and Pauly, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataOvis aries (sheep) Present CAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPsittacula krameri (rose-ringed parakeet) Present, few occurrences Native NoJuniper and Parr, 2003; BirdLife International, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataQuelea quelea (weaver bird) Widespread Native YesLamarche, 1988.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataSarotherodon galilaeus (mango tilapia) Present Native Johnson, 1974.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataSchilbe mystus (African butter catfish) Present Native Mohamed Fall, 2005.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataTilapia zillii (redbelly tilapia) Present Native NoMohamed Fall KO, 2005. Fishes of Mauritania. Unpublished compilation of K.O. Mohamed Fall.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataTyto alba (Barn owl) Present Native NoBruce, 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataVaranus niloticus (Nile monitor) Present Native NoBayless, 2002; Spawls et al., 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaCrassostrea gigas (Pacific oyster) Present Introduced Sidoumou et al., 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaTheba pisana (white garden snail) Absent, invalid record Cowie, 1982; Cowie, 1984a.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne incognita (root-knot nematode) Present CABI/EPPO, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne javanica (sugarcane eelworm) Present CABI/EPPO, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeChlorophytaCaulerpa taxifolia (killer algae) Present Native Guiry and Guiry, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaePteridophytaSalvinia molesta (Kariba weed) Present Diop and Hill, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeRhodophytaAcanthophora spicifera Present Native John et al., 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeRhodophytaHypnea musciformis Present Native John et al., 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcacia cyclops (coastal wattle) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcacia nilotica (gum arabic tree) Present Native
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlternanthera sessilis (sessile joyweed) Restricted distribution EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArgemone mexicana (Mexican poppy) Present McIntyre, 1991.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAzadirachta indica (neem tree) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBalanites aegyptiaca (simple-thorned torchwood) Present Native Govaerts, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBauhinia tomentosa (yellow bauhinia) Present Introduced PROTA, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCalotropis procera (apple of sodom) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCasuarina equisetifolia (casuarina) Present Introduced World Agroforestry Centre, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCenchrus biflorus (Indian sandbur) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCenchrus ciliaris (Buffel grass) Present Native GBIF, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChloris virgata (feather finger grass) Present Introduced Clayton et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCleome viscosa (Asian spiderflower) Present PROTA, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCocos nucifera (coconut) Present Introduced Orwa et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCrypsis schoenoides (swamp pricklegrass) Present Introduced eMonocot, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCrypsis vaginiflora (African pricklegrass) Present Native eMonocot, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus difformis (small-flowered nutsedge) Present Native Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus esculentus (yellow nutsedge) Present Holm et al., 1979; Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus imbricatus (shingle flatsedge) Present Native Govaerts, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus rotundus (purple nutsedge) Present Holm et al., 1979; Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDactyloctenium aegyptium (crowfoot grass) Present Native Clayton et al., 2016; Holm et al., 1979.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple) Present Introduced GBIF, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDesmostachya bipinnata (halfa grass) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDichanthium annulatum (Kleberg's bluestem) Present Native Clayton et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDichrostachys cinerea (sickle bush) Present Introduced World Agroforestry Centre, 2005.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria ciliaris (southern crabgrass) Present Hepper, 1972; Clayton et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEchinochloa colona (junglerice) Present Holm et al., 1979.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEchinochloa pyramidalis Present Native Gwannon, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEleusine indica (goose grass) Present Introduced Clayton et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEragrostis atrovirens (thalia lovegrass) Present Native Clayton et al., 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEragrostis japonica (pond lovegrass) Present Native Clayton et al., 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaErodium cicutarium (common storksbill) Present Native GBIF, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFimbristylis littoralis (lesser fimbristylis) Present YesHolou et al., 2013; Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFlemingia macrophylla (large leaf flemingia) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGliricidia sepium (gliricidia ) Present Introduced PROTA, 2016; WAC, 2005.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHyparrhenia rufa (Jaragua grass) Present Native Clayton et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIschaemum rugosum (saramollagrass) Present Native Clayton et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLawsonia inermis (Egyptian privet) Present Introduced Orwa et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLemna perpusilla (duckweed) Present GBIF, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeucaena diversifolia Present Introduced World Agroforestry Centre, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLolium perenne (perennial ryegrass) Present Introduced eMonocot, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMangifera indica (mango) Present Introduced Orwa et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelia azedarach (Chinaberry) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMimosa pigra (catclaw mimosa) Widespread EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMoringa oleifera (horse radish tree) Present Introduced PROTA, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMorus alba (mora) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOrobanche aegyptiaca (Egyptian broomrape) Restricted distribution Parker and Wilson, 1986.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOryza barthii Present Native GBIF, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaParkinsonia aculeata (Mexican palo-verde) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalidium geminatum (Egyptian paspalidium) Present Native Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum scrobiculatum (ricegrass paspalum) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPennisetum pedicellatum (deenanath grass) Present Native YesHeper, 1972; Poilecot, 1995.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhysalis angulata (cutleaf groundcherry) Present Introduced Mairura, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPistia stratiotes (water lettuce) Present Holm et al., 1979.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaProsopis juliflora (mesquite) Present Introduced YesDiagne, 1992.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaProsopis pallida (mesquite) Present Introduced Harris et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPsidium guajava (guava) Present Introduced Govaerts, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRicinus communis (castor bean) Present Introduced Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna occidentalis (coffee senna) Present Introduced Royal Museum for Central Africa, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSesbania sesban (sesban) Present Introduced Orwa et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSetaria verticillata (bristly foxtail) Present Clayton, 1972.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSporobolus africanus (rat’s tail grass) Present GBIF, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStriga gesnerioides (cowpea witchweed) Present Parker and Wilson, 1986; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStriga hermonthica (witchweed) Present Robson et al., 1991; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSynedrella nodiflora (synedrella) Present Holm et al., 1997.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTecoma stans (yellow bells) Present Introduced Monot, 1977.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTribulus terrestris (puncture vine) Present Louveaux et al., 1998.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTrifolium squarrosum Present Datamining 2011 - Invasive Species Databases.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTypha domingensis (southern cattail) Widespread Native Baker, 1877.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrochloa mutica (para grass) Present Native Clayton et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaZiziphus mauritiana (jujube) Present Introduced CABI, 2005.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaZiziphus spina-christi (Christ's thorn jujube) Present Native Orwa et al., 2009.
EukaryotaProtistaProtozoaTheileria annulata Present CAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001.
VirusAfrican cassava mosaic virus (African cassava mosaic) Widespread EPPO, 2014.
Viruscamelpox virus Present Nguyen-Ba-Vy, et al., 1989.
VirusCassava mosaic disease (African cassava mosaic) Widespread CABI and EPPO, 1998.
VirusCrimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus Present Bente et al., 2013; CAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001.
VirusRice yellow mottle virus Present Awoderu, 1991a; CABI/EPPO, 2010; EPPO, 2014.

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List of Animal Diseases

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The table lists the animal diseases recorded in the Compendium for this region (from the full disease datasheets). For further information, please follow the link to the datasheet.

DiseaseDistributionOriginInvasiveReferences
anthrax Reported present or known to be present FAO Animal Health Yearbook(1971); OIE, 1997.
avian influenza Disease never reported OIE, 2012.
bluetongue No information available Lefèvre and Calvez, 1986.
bovine ephemeral fever Present FAO, et al., 1970.
camel pox Present Nguyen-Ba-Vy, et al., 1989.
contagious bovine pleuropneumonia Reported present or known to be present Masiga et al., 1998; Kané, 2000.
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever Present Bente et al., 2013.
foot-and-mouth disease in ruminants Reported present or known to be present Kitching, 1998.
heartwater No information available CCTA, 1962.
peste des petits ruminants Restricted distribution OIE, 2012.
rabies Present OIE, 2012.
Rift Valley fever Restricted distribution OIE, 2012.
sheep and goat pox Reported present or known to be present OIE, 1998.
Theileria annulata infections Present Jacquiet et al., 1990; Jacquiet et al., 1994; D'Oliveira et al., 1995; D'Oliveira et al., 1997.

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Agricultural Production

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2011-2007 | 2006-2002
crop20112010200920082007
Barley Area Harvested 510 F 500 F 499 F 510 510
Barley Production Quantity 1350 F 1300 F 1200 F 1090 1090
Barley Seed 33.15 Fc 33.15 Fc 32.5 Fc 32.44 Fc 33.15 Fc
Barley Yield 26470.6 Fc 26000 Fc 24048.1 Fc 21372.5 Fc 21372.5 Fc
Beans, dry Area Harvested 9287 Im 9441 Im 8360 Im 8657 Im 8226 Im
Beans, dry Production Quantity 11860 Im 11817 Im 10000 F 9900 * 9900 *
Beans, dry Yield 12770.5 Fc 12516.7 Fc 11961.7 Fc 11435.8 Fc 12035 Fc
Cereals (Rice Milled Eqv + (Total) Area Harvested 144885 A 291500 A 239538 A 248016 A 258945 A
Cereals (Rice Milled Eqv + (Total) Production Quantity 148424 A 230892 A 153865 A 163267 A 156135 A
Cereals (Rice Milled Eqv + (Total) Seed 5084.82 A 5084.82 A 7742.24 A 5965.46 A 6383 A
Cereals (Rice Milled Eqv + (Total) Yield 10244.2 Fc 7920.83 Fc 6423.39 Fc 6582.91 Fc 6029.66 Fc
Cereals,Total + (Total) Area Harvested 144885 A 291500 A 239538 A 248016 A 258945 A
Cereals,Total + (Total) Production Quantity 202062 A 275663 A 171703 A 190627 A 183496 A
Cereals,Total + (Total) Seed 5084.82 A 5084.82 A 7742.24 A 5965.46 A 6383 A
Cereals,Total + (Total) Yield 13946.4 Fc 9456.71 Fc 7168.09 Fc 7686.08 Fc 7086.29 Fc
Coarse Grain, Total + (Total) Area Harvested 112019 A 264639 A 224384 A 228766 A 240545 A
Coarse Grain, Total + (Total) Production Quantity 38098 A 138803 A 114720 A 104464 A 99331 A
Coarse Grain, Total + (Total) Seed 2491.6 A 2491.6 A 5616.54 A 4787.66 A 4883 A
Coarse Grain, Total + (Total) Yield 3401.03 Fc 5244.99 Fc 5112.66 Fc 4566.41 Fc 4129.41 Fc
Cow peas, dry Area Harvested 33064 Im 35690 Im 28300 F 28646 Im 27523 Im
Cow peas, dry Production Quantity 10404 Im 12385 Im 10105 Im 10429 Im 9355 Im
Cow peas, dry Seed 1322.56 Fc 1322.56 Fc 1427.6 Fc 1132 Fc 1145.84 Fc
Cow peas, dry Yield 3146.62 Fc 3470.16 Fc 3570.67 Fc 3640.65 Fc 3398.98 Fc
Dates Area Harvested 8638 Im 8417 Im 8260 Im 8000 8000
Dates Production Quantity 21438 Im 21000 Im 20000 F 19200 20000
Dates Yield 24818.2 Fc 24949.5 Fc 24213.1 Fc 24000 Fc 25000 Fc
Fruit excl Melons,Total + (Total) Area Harvested 9416 A 9175 A 9004 A 8715 A 8719 A
Fruit excl Melons,Total + (Total) Production Quantity 24475 A 23975 A 22940 A 22078 A 22851 A
Fruit excl Melons,Total + (Total) Yield 25993 Fc 26130.8 Fc 25477.6 Fc 25333.3 Fc 26208.3 Fc
Fruit Fresh Nes Area Harvested 778 Im 758 Im 744 Im 715 Im 719 Im
Fruit Fresh Nes Production Quantity 3037 Im 2975 Im 2940 Im 2878 Im 2851 Im
Fruit Fresh Nes Yield 39036 Fc 39248 Fc 39516.1 Fc 40251.8 Fc 39652.3 Fc
Groundnuts, with shell Area Harvested 949 Im 1100 * 1100 * 1000 * 1000 *
Groundnuts, with shell Production Quantity 651 Im 870 * 860 * 800 * 800 *
Groundnuts, with shell Seed 66.43 Fc 66.43 Fc 77 Fc 77 Fc 70 Fc
Groundnuts, with shell Yield 6859.85 Fc 7909.09 Fc 7818.18 Fc 8000 Fc 8000 Fc
Maize Area Harvested 17559 23174 21348 21902 23843
Maize Production Quantity 11609 19910 11830 15461 16966
Maize Seed 579.45 Fc 579.45 Fc 764.74 Fc 704.48 Fc 722.77 Fc
Maize Yield 6611.42 Fc 8591.52 Fc 5541.5 Fc 7059.17 Fc 7115.72 Fc
Melonseed Area Harvested 4258 Im 4476 Im 4664 Im 6966 Im 6559 Im
Melonseed Production Quantity 2558 Im 3196 Im 2522 Im 3116 Im 3097 Im
Melonseed Yield 6007.52 Fc 7140.3 Fc 5407.38 Fc 4473.16 Fc 4721.76 Fc
Millet Area Harvested 5795 11253 11588 11588 15824
Millet Production Quantity 520 3344 8081 2318 1601
Millet Seed 115.9 Fc 115.9 Fc 225.06 Fc 231.76 Fc 231.76 Fc
Millet Yield 897.33 Fc 2971.65 Fc 6973.59 Fc 2000.35 Fc 1011.75 Fc
Oilcakes Equivalent + (Total) Area Harvested 5207 A 5576 A 5764 A 7966 A 7559 A
Oilcakes Equivalent + (Total) Production Quantity 1782.18 A 2248.2 A 1840 A 2173.6 A 2162.2 A
Oilcakes Equivalent + (Total) Seed 25.24 A 25.24 A 29.26 A 29.26 A 26.6 A
Oilcakes Equivalent + (Total) Yield 3422.66 Fc 4031.92 Fc 3192.23 Fc 2728.6 Fc 2860.43 Fc
Oilcrops Primary + (Total) Area Harvested 5207 A 5576 A 5764 A 7966 A 7559 A
Oilcrops Primary + (Total) Production Quantity 962.7 A 1219.8 A 1014.6 A 1174.8 A 1169.1 A
Oilcrops Primary + (Total) Seed 19.93 A 19.93 A 23.1 A 23.1 A 21 A
Oilcrops Primary + (Total) Yield 1848.86 Fc 2187.59 Fc 1760.24 Fc 1474.77 Fc 1546.63 Fc
Peas, dry Area Harvested 27839 Im 30000 F 26627 Im 38050 Im 36536 Im
Peas, dry Production Quantity 6683 Im 10000 F 12480 Im 10692 Im 9915 Im
Peas, dry Yield 2400.59 Fc 3333.33 Fc 4686.97 Fc 2809.99 Fc 2713.76 Fc
Potatoes Area Harvested 333 Im 430 F 390 Im 436 Im 446 Im
Potatoes Production Quantity 1833 Im 2200 F 1973 Im 2288 Im 2069 Im
Potatoes Seed 266.4 Fc 266.4 Fc 344 Fc 312 Fc 348.8 Fc
Potatoes Yield 55045.1 Fc 51162.8 Fc 50589.7 Fc 52477.1 Fc 46390.1 Fc
Pulses, nes Area Harvested 51841 Im 51225 Im 48500 F 48246 Im 46326 Im
Pulses, nes Production Quantity 19056 Im 22685 Im 18509 Im 19718 Im 19533 Im
Pulses, nes Seed 2592.05 Fc 2592.05 Fc 2561.25 Fc 2425 Fc 2412.3 Fc
Pulses, nes Yield 3675.86 Fc 4428.5 Fc 3816.29 Fc 4086.97 Fc 4216.42 Fc
Pulses,Total + (Total) Area Harvested 122031 A 126356 A 111787 A 123599 A 118611 A
Pulses,Total + (Total) Production Quantity 48003 A 56887 A 51094 A 50739 A 48703 A
Pulses,Total + (Total) Seed 3914.61 A 3914.61 A 3988.85 A 3557 A 3558.14 A
Pulses,Total + (Total) Yield 3933.67 Fc 4502.12 Fc 4570.66 Fc 4105.13 Fc 4106.11 Fc
Rice, paddy Area Harvested 31063 25702 13428 17250 17400
Rice, paddy Production Quantity 161076 134447 53569 82163 82165
Rice, paddy Seed 2485.04 Fc 2485.04 Fc 2056.16 Fc 1074.24 Fc 1380 Fc
Rice, paddy Yield 51854.6 Fc 52309.9 Fc 39893.5 Fc 47630.7 Fc 47221.3 Fc
Roots and Tubers,Total + (Total) Area Harvested 3131 A 3419 A 3019 A 3283 A 3353 A
Roots and Tubers,Total + (Total) Production Quantity 6956 A 6864 A 6349 A 7345 A 6282 A
Roots and Tubers,Total + (Total) Seed 266.4 A 266.4 A 344 A 312 A 348.8 A
Roots and Tubers,Total + (Total) Yield 22216.5 Fc 20076 Fc 21030.1 Fc 22372.8 Fc 18735.5 Fc
Sorghum Area Harvested 88155 229712 190949 194766 200368
Sorghum Production Quantity 24619 114249 93609 85595 79674
Sorghum Seed 1763.1 Fc 1763.1 Fc 4594.24 Fc 3818.98 Fc 3895.32 Fc
Sorghum Yield 2792.69 Fc 4973.58 Fc 4902.3 Fc 4394.76 Fc 3976.38 Fc
Sweet potatoes Area Harvested 2335 Im 2528 Im 2185 Im 2391 Im 2447 Im
Sweet potatoes Production Quantity 2170 Im 1892 Im 1922 Im 2223 Im 1726 Im
Sweet potatoes Yield 9293.36 Fc 7484.18 Fc 8796.34 Fc 9297.37 Fc 7053.53 Fc
Vegetables fresh nes Area Harvested 830 Im 882 Im 813 Im 786 Im 781 Im
Vegetables fresh nes Production Quantity 4636 Im 4963 Im 3880 Im 4405 Im 3754 Im
Vegetables fresh nes Yield 55855.4 Fc 56269.8 Fc 47724.5 Fc 56043.3 Fc 48066.6 Fc
Vegetables Primary + (Total) Area Harvested 1536 A 1632 A 1658 A 1541 A 1531 A
Vegetables Primary + (Total) Production Quantity 4790 A 5213 A 4151 A 4699 A 4004 A
Vegetables Primary + (Total) Yield 31184.9 Fc 31942.4 Fc 25036.2 Fc 30493.2 Fc 26152.8 Fc
Vegetables&Melons, Total + (Total) Area Harvested 1536 A 1632 A 1658 A 1541 A 1531 A
Vegetables&Melons, Total + (Total) Production Quantity 4790 A 5213 A 4151 A 4699 A 4004 A
Vegetables&Melons, Total + (Total) Yield 31184.9 Fc 31942.4 Fc 25036.2 Fc 30493.2 Fc 26152.8 Fc
Watermelons Area Harvested 706 Im 750 F 845 Im 755 Im 750 F
Watermelons Production Quantity 154 Im 250 F 271 Im 294 Im 250 F
Watermelons Yield 2181.3 Fc 3333.33 Fc 3207.1 Fc 3894.04 Fc 3333.33 Fc
Wheat Area Harvested 1803 1159 1726 2000 1000 F
Wheat Production Quantity 2888 2413 3414 4000 2000 F
Wheat Seed 108.18 Fc 108.18 Fc 69.54 Fc 103.56 Fc 120 Fc
Wheat Yield 16017.8 Fc 20819.7 Fc 19779.8 Fc 20000 Fc 20000 Fc
Yams Area Harvested 463 Im 461 Im 444 Im 456 Im 460 Im
Yams Production Quantity 2953 Im 2772 Im 2454 Im 2834 Im 2487 Im
Yams Yield 63779.7 Fc 60130.2 Fc 55270.3 Fc 62149.1 Fc 54065.2 Fc
Agricultural Production: MT
* = Unofficial figure | A = Aggregate, may include official, semi-official or estimated data | F = FAO estimate | Fc = Calculated data | Im = FAO data based on imputation methodology | M = Data not available | P = Provisional official data

2011-2007 | 2006-2002
crop20062005200420032002
Barley Area Harvested 510 480 F 570 * 570 * 400
Barley Production Quantity 1060 950 F 1130 * 1130 * 800
Barley Seed 33.15 Fc 33.15 Fc 31.2 Fc 37.05 Fc 56
Barley Yield 20784.3 Fc 19791.7 Fc 19824.6 Fc 19824.6 Fc 20000 Fc
Beans, dry Area Harvested 6816 Im 7080 Im 6683 Im 6322 Im 7039 Im
Beans, dry Production Quantity 9900 * 7721 Im 6539 Im 10000 F 9990
Beans, dry Yield 14524.7 Fc 10905.4 Fc 9784.53 Fc 15817.8 Fc 14192.4 Fc
Cereals (Rice Milled Eqv + (Total) Area Harvested 253775 A 203547 A 181001 A 211908 A 111460 A
Cereals (Rice Milled Eqv + (Total) Production Quantity 145355 A 147819 A 85727.5 A 144233 A 86989.8 A
Cereals (Rice Milled Eqv + (Total) Seed 6595.81 A 6513.63 A 5409.54 A 4831.07 A 3342.2 A
Cereals (Rice Milled Eqv + (Total) Yield 5727.72 Fc 7262.16 Fc 4736.3 Fc 6806.4 Fc 7804.58 Fc
Cereals,Total + (Total) Area Harvested 253775 A 203547 A 181001 A 211908 A 111460 A
Cereals,Total + (Total) Production Quantity 168819 A 171795 A 114209 A 170540 A 112767 A
Cereals,Total + (Total) Seed 6595.81 A 6513.63 A 5409.54 A 4831.07 A 3342.2 A
Cereals,Total + (Total) Yield 6652.31 Fc 8440.07 Fc 6309.85 Fc 8047.83 Fc 10117.3 Fc
Coarse Grain, Total + (Total) Area Harvested 237550 A 184747 A 162481 A 190448 A 94176 A
Coarse Grain, Total + (Total) Production Quantity 97357 A 99221 A 27882 A 90940 A 34858 A
Coarse Grain, Total + (Total) Seed 5143.81 A 5225.63 A 3911.54 A 3355.87 A 1113.6 A
Coarse Grain, Total + (Total) Yield 4098.38 Fc 5370.64 Fc 1716.02 Fc 4775.06 Fc 3701.37 Fc
Cow peas, dry Area Harvested 25387 Im 23000 F 14000 F 22000 F 20849
Cow peas, dry Production Quantity 8536 Im 8000 5000 7646 7347
Cow peas, dry Seed 1100.92 Fc 1015.48 Fc 920 Fc 560 Fc 880 Fc
Cow peas, dry Yield 3362.35 Fc 3478.26 Fc 3571.43 Fc 3475.45 Fc 3523.91 Fc
Dates Area Harvested 8000 8000 8000 * 9560 * 8000
Dates Production Quantity 20000 22000 24000 * 20000 * 24000
Dates Yield 25000 Fc 27500 Fc 30000 Fc 20920.5 Fc 30000 Fc
Fruit excl Melons,Total + (Total) Area Harvested 8709 A 8702 A 8700 A 10224 A 8659 A
Fruit excl Melons,Total + (Total) Production Quantity 22666 A 24933 A 27200 A 22583 A 27100 A
Fruit excl Melons,Total + (Total) Yield 26026 Fc 28652 Fc 31264.4 Fc 22088.2 Fc 31296.9 Fc
Fruit Fresh Nes Area Harvested 709 Im 702 Im 700 F 664 Im 659 Im
Fruit Fresh Nes Production Quantity 2666 Im 2933 Im 3200 F 2583 Im 3100 F
Fruit Fresh Nes Yield 37602.3 Fc 41780.6 Fc 45714.3 Fc 38900.6 Fc 47041 Fc
Groundnuts, with shell Area Harvested 1000 * 875 F 500 F 871 Im 860 F
Groundnuts, with shell Production Quantity 800 * 700 400 690 690
Groundnuts, with shell Seed 70 Fc 70 Fc 61.25 Fc 35 Fc 60.97 Fc
Groundnuts, with shell Yield 8000 Fc 8000 Fc 8000 Fc 7921.93 Fc 8023.26 Fc
Maize Area Harvested 34745 15000 F 6200 * 6200 * 8466
Maize Production Quantity 17285 12234 5200 * 6000 * 4778
Maize Seed 786.82 Fc 1146.58 Fc 495 Fc 204.6 Fc 204.6 Fc
Maize Yield 4974.82 Fc 8156 Fc 8387.1 Fc 9677.42 Fc 5643.75 Fc
Melonseed Area Harvested 6975 Im 7097 Im 6933 Im 6626 Im 6472 Im
Melonseed Production Quantity 3053 Im 2851 Im 2668 Im 2491 Im 2339 Im
Melonseed Yield 4377.06 Fc 4017.19 Fc 3848.26 Fc 3759.43 Fc 3614.03 Fc
Millet Area Harvested 18854 10596 12563 15323 5175
Millet Production Quantity 4955 4221 823 5902 586
Millet Seed 316.48 Fc 377.08 Fc 211.92 Fc 251.26 Fc 52
Millet Yield 2628.09 Fc 3983.58 Fc 655.1 Fc 3851.73 Fc 1132.37 Fc
Oilcakes Equivalent + (Total) Area Harvested 7975 A 7972 A 7433 A 7497 A 7332 A
Oilcakes Equivalent + (Total) Production Quantity 2135.8 A 1976.6 A 1752.8 A 1756.8 A 1665.6 A
Oilcakes Equivalent + (Total) Seed 26.6 A 26.6 A 23.27 A 13.3 A 23.17 A
Oilcakes Equivalent + (Total) Yield 2678.12 Fc 2479.43 Fc 2358.13 Fc 2343.34 Fc 2271.69 Fc
Oilcrops Primary + (Total) Area Harvested 7975 A 7972 A 7433 A 7497 A 7332 A
Oilcrops Primary + (Total) Production Quantity 1155.9 A 1065.3 A 920.4 A 954.3 A 908.7 A
Oilcrops Primary + (Total) Seed 21 A 21 A 18.38 A 10.5 A 18.29 A
Oilcrops Primary + (Total) Yield 1449.4 Fc 1336.3 Fc 1238.26 Fc 1272.91 Fc 1239.36 Fc
Peas, dry Area Harvested 33518 Im 30560 Im 27023 Im 30964 Im 30000 F
Peas, dry Production Quantity 8629 Im 8209 Im 6806 Im 10407 Im 10000 F
Peas, dry Yield 2574.44 Fc 2686.19 Fc 2518.6 Fc 3361 Fc 3333.33 Fc
Potatoes Area Harvested 441 Im 430 F 428 Im 409 Im 390 F
Potatoes Production Quantity 2484 Im 2200 F 2274 Im 2123 Im 2000 F
Potatoes Seed 356.8 Fc 352.8 Fc 344 Fc 342.4 Fc 327.2 Fc
Potatoes Yield 56326.5 Fc 51162.8 Fc 53130.8 Fc 51907.1 Fc 51282.1 Fc
Pulses, nes Area Harvested 42500 F 48772 Im 43127 Im 49418 Im 47880 Im
Pulses, nes Production Quantity 17000 F 19099 Im 15835 Im 16861 Im 15922 Im
Pulses, nes Seed 2316.3 Fc 2125 Fc 2438.6 Fc 2156.35 Fc 2470.9 Fc
Pulses, nes Yield 4000 Fc 3915.98 Fc 3671.71 Fc 3411.91 Fc 3325.4 Fc
Pulses,Total + (Total) Area Harvested 108221 A 109412 A 90833 A 108704 A 105768 A
Pulses,Total + (Total) Production Quantity 44065 A 43029 A 34180 A 44914 A 43259 A
Pulses,Total + (Total) Seed 3417.22 A 3140.48 A 3358.6 A 2716.35 A 3350.9 A
Pulses,Total + (Total) Yield 4071.76 Fc 3932.75 Fc 3762.95 Fc 4131.77 Fc 4089.99 Fc
Rice, paddy Area Harvested 15725 18500 18200 21100 16975
Rice, paddy Production Quantity 70462 72000 85530 79000 77409
Rice, paddy Seed 1392 Fc 1258 Fc 1480 Fc 1456 Fc 2207
Rice, paddy Yield 44808.9 Fc 38918.9 Fc 46994.5 Fc 37440.8 Fc 45601.8 Fc
Roots and Tubers,Total + (Total) Area Harvested 3091 A 3192 A 3100 A 3045 A 3106 A
Roots and Tubers,Total + (Total) Production Quantity 7484 A 7880 A 7685 A 7245 A 7375 A
Roots and Tubers,Total + (Total) Seed 356.8 A 352.8 A 344 A 342.4 A 327.2 A
Roots and Tubers,Total + (Total) Yield 24212.2 Fc 24686.7 Fc 24790.3 Fc 23793.1 Fc 23744.4 Fc
Sorghum Area Harvested 183441 158671 143148 168355 80135
Sorghum Production Quantity 74057 81816 20729 77908 28694
Sorghum Seed 4007.36 Fc 3668.82 Fc 3173.42 Fc 2862.96 Fc 801
Sorghum Yield 4037.1 Fc 5156.33 Fc 1448.08 Fc 4627.6 Fc 3580.71 Fc
Sweet potatoes Area Harvested 2200 F 2347 Im 2257 Im 2221 Im 2195 Im
Sweet potatoes Production Quantity 2200 F 2777 Im 2645 Im 2522 Im 2383 Im
Sweet potatoes Yield 10000 Fc 11832.1 Fc 11719.1 Fc 11355.3 Fc 10856.5 Fc
Vegetables fresh nes Area Harvested 669 Im 620 F 696 Im 760 Im 746 Im
Vegetables fresh nes Production Quantity 4364 Im 4000 F 4726 Im 4418 Im 4142 Im
Vegetables fresh nes Yield 65231.7 Fc 64516.1 Fc 67902.3 Fc 58131.6 Fc 55522.8 Fc
Vegetables Primary + (Total) Area Harvested 1869 A 1370 A 1126 A 1405 A 1398 A
Vegetables Primary + (Total) Production Quantity 4754 A 4250 A 4876 A 4644 A 4367 A
Vegetables Primary + (Total) Yield 25436.1 Fc 31021.9 Fc 43303.7 Fc 33053.4 Fc 31237.5 Fc
Vegetables&Melons, Total + (Total) Area Harvested 1869 A 1370 A 1126 A 1405 A 1398 A
Vegetables&Melons, Total + (Total) Production Quantity 4754 A 4250 A 4876 A 4644 A 4367 A
Vegetables&Melons, Total + (Total) Yield 25436.1 Fc 31021.9 Fc 43303.7 Fc 33053.4 Fc 31237.5 Fc
Watermelons Area Harvested 1200 F 750 F 430 F 645 F 652
Watermelons Production Quantity 390 F 250 150 226 225
Watermelons Yield 3250 Fc 3333.33 Fc 3488.37 Fc 3503.88 Fc 3450.92 Fc
Wheat Area Harvested 500 F 300 F 320 360 F 309 Im
Wheat Production Quantity 1000 F 574 797 600 F 500 F
Wheat Seed 60 Fc 30 Fc 18 Fc 19.2 Fc 21.6 Fc
Wheat Yield 20000 Fc 19133.3 Fc 24906.3 Fc 16666.7 Fc 16181.2 Fc
Yams Area Harvested 450 F 415 415 415 F 521 Im
Yams Production Quantity 2800 F 2903 Im 2766 Im 2600 F 2992 Im
Yams Yield 62222.2 Fc 69951.8 Fc 66650.6 Fc 62650.6 Fc 57428 Fc
Agricultural Production: MT
* = Unofficial figure | A = Aggregate, may include official, semi-official or estimated data | F = FAO estimate | Fc = Calculated data | Im = FAO data based on imputation methodology | M = Data not available | P = Provisional official data

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2011-2007 | 2006-2002
land use20112010200920082007
Agricultural area Area 39711 Fm 39711 Fm 39651 Fm 39661 Fm 39661 Fm
Arable land Area 450 Fm 450 Fm 390 Fm 400 Fm 400 Fm
Arable land and Permanent crops Area 461 Fm 461 Fm 401 Fm 411 Fm 411 Fm
Country area Area 103070 W 103070 W 103070 W 103070 W 103070 W
Forest area Area 237 Fm 242 Q 247 Fm 252 Fm 257 Fm
Land area Area 103070 W 103070 W 103070 W 103070 W 103070 W
Other land Area 63122 Fm 63117 Fm 63172 Fm 63157 Fm 63152 Fm
Permanent crops Area 11 Fm 11 Fm 11 Fm 11 Fm 11 Fm
Permanent meadows and pastures Area 39250 Fm 39250 Fm 39250 Fm 39250 Fm 39250 Fm
Total area equipped for irrigation Area 45 Fm 45 Fm 45 Fm 45 Fm 45 Fm
Land Usage: (1000 Ha)
E = Expert sources from FAO (including other divisions) | Fm = Manual Estimation | I = Country data reported by International Organizations where the country is a member (Semi-official) - WTO, EU, UNSD, etc. | Q = Official data reported on FAO Questionnaires from countries | W = Data reported on country official publications or web sites (Official) or trade country files

2011-2007 | 2006-2002
land use20062005200420032002
Agricultural area Area 39661 Fm 39661 Fm 39661 Fm 39662 Fm 39662 Fm
Arable land Area 400 Fm 400 Fm 400 Fm 400 Fm 400 Fm
Arable land and Permanent crops Area 411 Fm 411 Fm 411 Fm 412 Fm 412 Fm
Country area Area 103070 W 103070 Q 103070 Q 103070 Q 103070 Q
Forest area Area 262 Fm 267 Q 277 Fm 287 Fm 297 Fm
Land area Area 103070 W 103070 Q 103070 Q 103070 Q 103070 Q
Other land Area 63147 Fm 63142 Fm 63132 Fm 63121 Fm 63111 Fm
Permanent crops Area 11 Fm 11 Fm 11 Fm 12 F 12 F
Permanent meadows and pastures Area 39250 Fm 39250 Fm 39250 Fm 39250 F 39250 F
Total area equipped for irrigation Area 45 Fm 45 Fm 45 I 45 Fm 45 Fm
Land Usage: (1000 Ha)
E = Expert sources from FAO (including other divisions) | Fm = Manual Estimation | I = Country data reported by International Organizations where the country is a member (Semi-official) - WTO, EU, UNSD, etc. | Q = Official data reported on FAO Questionnaires from countries | W = Data reported on country official publications or web sites (Official) or trade country files