Rice Production fell 17 % to 289 kt in Burkina Faso in 2015

Rice Production (kt)
Agriculture | Burkina Faso | July 15, 2018
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Rice production reached 289 kt in 2015 in Burkina Faso, according to Faostat. This is 17 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, rice production in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 348 kt in 2014 and an all time low of 21.8 kt in 1987. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, rice production in Ghana amounted to 505 kt, 1,456 kt in Ivory Coast, 1,956 kt in Mali and 34.5 kt in Niger in 2015.

Burkina Faso has been ranked 52nd within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of rice production, 18 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Rice Production Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Algeria kt 0.342 0.333 0.342 0.300 0.320
Benin kt 113 125 220 217 207
Burkina Faso kt 214 271 241 319 305
Chad kt 131 186 173 178 378
Ghana kt 391 492 464 481 570
Guinea kt 1,456 1,614 1,793 1,919 2,053
Ivory Coast kt 688 1,206 873 1,562 1,934
Liberia kt 293 296 292 291 270
Libya kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mali kt 1,951 2,306 1,741 1,915 2,212
Mauritania kt 53.6 134 158 184 203
Niger kt 20.1 30.0 12.2 5.40 87.1
Togo kt 121 110 112 161 260