African wheat producing countries

LIBYA

Basic statistics

Institutes

Agro-ecological zones

Map of agro-ecological zones

Varieties


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Basic statistics

Average
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Population (1000)

3 043

3 786

4 416

4 967

5 605

Arable land (1000 ha)

1 753

1 787

1 805

1 815

1 815

(1999)

Irrigated land (1000 ha)

225

300

470

470

470

(1999)

Agricultural tractors (No.)

23 200

27 100

33 272

34 000

34 000

Harvesters (No.)
2 600
3 100
3 410
3 410
3 410

WHEAT
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Production
(tons)
140 500
149 000
128 760
117 000
160 000
Harvested area (ha)
272 000
200 000
104 538
160 000
165 000
Yield (kg/ha)
516
745
1 232
731
970
Import (tons)
279 357
170 000
380 000
351 952
140 000
Export (tons)
-
-
-
-
-
Consumption (kg/per/yr)
169.2
162.6
165.4
165.5
163.8

Institutes

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Varieties

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