Yam production reached 3.53 kt in 2016 in Burundi, according to Faostat. This is 12.8 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, yam production in Burundi reached an all time high of 12.8 kt in 1999 and an all time low of 3.13 kt in 2015. When compared to Burundi's main peers, yam production in Rwanda amounted to 64.6 kt, 10.8 kt in Tanzania and 90.0 kt in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2016.
Burundi has been ranked 36th within the group of 42 countries we follow in terms of yam production, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.