Top Yams Producing Countries

Top Yams Producing Countries
RankCountrytonnes
1Nigeria47942712.0
2Ghana7952750.0
3Côte d'Ivoire7148000.0
4Benin3133367.0
5Ethiopia1400000.0
6Togo826553.0
7Cameroon648407.0
8Chad493841.0
9Central African Republic476651.0
10Haiti439329.0
11Colombia422063.0
12Papua New Guinea362672.0
13Brazil250400.0
14Gabon222891.0
15Sudan181889.0
16Japan144952.0
17Jamaica144319.0
18Guinea121474.0
19Mali116117.0
20Democratic Republic of the Congo87239.0
21South Sudan58618.0
22Cuba52881.0
23Rwanda50000.0
24Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)48351.0
25Burkina Faso46735.0
26Solomon Islands44940.0
27Dominican Republic32880.0
28Costa Rica23625.0
29Liberia21567.0
30Congo15717.0
31Dominica14704.0
32Philippines14376.0
33United Republic of Tanzania11036.0
34Kenya10000.0
35Samoa8644.0
36Panama7974.0
37Tonga4732.0
38Comoros4647.0
39Fiji4425.0
40Burundi4041.0
41Guadeloupe3364.0
42Mauritania2801.0
43Portugal2376.0
44New Caledonia2374.0
45Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2368.0
46Sao Tome and Principe2312.0
47Guyana1980.0
48Puerto Rico1134.0
49American Samoa1007.0
50Nicaragua1000.0
51Grenada600.0
52Wallis and Futuna Islands524.0
53Saint Lucia489.0
54Barbados374.0
55Martinique232.0
56Niue158.0
57Antigua and Barbuda150.0
58Belize37.0
59Cayman Islands27.0
60Saint Kitts and Nevis25.0
61Trinidad and Tobago24.0

Dioscorea spp.. The principal edible yams are widely grown throughout the tropics. A starchy staple foodstuff, normally eaten as a vegetable, boiled, baked or fried. In West Africa they are consumed mainly as "fufu", a stiff glutinous dough. Trade data cover both fresh and dried yams.

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