Yam production reached 47.7 kt in 2016 in Venezuela, according to Faostat. This is 2.38 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, yam production in Venezuela reached an all time high of 104 kt in 2011 and an all time low of 30.4 kt in 1976. When compared to Venezuela's main peers, yam production in Brazil amounted to 250 kt, 381 kt in Colombia, 1.47 kt in Guyana and 0.023 kt in Trinidad and Tobago in 2016.
Venezuela has been ranked 24th within the group of 42 countries we follow in terms of yam production, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.