Sweet potato production reached 1,530 kt in 2018 in Uganda, according to Faostat. This is 8.13 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, sweet potato production in Uganda reached an all time high of 2,654 kt in 2007 and an all time low of 495 kt in 1961. When compared to Uganda's main peers, sweet potato production in Kenya amounted to 871 kt, 1,082 kt in Rwanda and 384 kt in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2018.
Uganda has been ranked 8th within the group of 93 countries we follow in terms of sweet potato production, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.