Cashew nut production reached 6,909 tonnes in 2016 in Senegal, according to Faostat. This is 1.42 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, cashew nut production in Senegal reached an all time high of 15,000 tonnes in 1999 and an all time low of 500 tonnes in 1990. When compared to Senegal's main peers, cashew nut production in Gambia amounted to 3,094 tonnes, 9,405 tonnes in Guinea and 164,185 tonnes in Mali in 2016.
Senegal has been ranked 21st within the group of 31 countries we follow in terms of cashew nut production.