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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Algeria kt 0.311 0.319 0.300 0.320 0.320
Benin kt 125 220 217 363 234
Burkina Faso kt 271 241 319 305 348
Chad kt 186 173 189 378 304
Ghana kt 492 464 481 570 604
Guinea kt 1,614 1,793 1,919 2,053 1,971
Ivory Coast kt 1,206 873 1,562 1,934 2,054
Liberia kt 296 290 291 270 237
Libya kt ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Mali kt 1,296 1,741 2,076 1,978 2,167
Mauritania kt 134 158 184 203 293
Niger kt 72.9 74.1 65.9 73.7 90.0
Togo kt 110 112 161 260 148