African wheat producing countries

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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)

19 382

21 647

23 931

25 966

28 351

Arable land (1000 ha)

7 530

7 878

8 707

8 921

8 500

Irrigated land (1000 ha)

1 217

1 245

1 258

1 258

1 305

Agricultural tractors (No.)

24 684

32 000

39 155

41 000

43 226

Harvesters (No.)
3 520
4 270
4 585
3 600
3 763

WHEAT
1980
1985
1990
1995
2000
Production
(tons)
1 811 000
2 358 000
3 613 890
1 090 710
1 380 700
Harvested area (ha)
1 714 700
1 894 000
2 719 200
1 967 900
2 500 000
Yield (kg/ha)
1 056
1 245
1 329
554
552
Import (tons)
1 651 500
1 921 950
1 356 618
2 549 113
3 441 163
Export (tons)
-
-
100
3 250
4
Consumption (kg/per/yr)
153.2
164.2
179.9
167.5
167.5

Institutes

  • National Agricultural Research Institute (INRA) www.inra.org.ma
    Cereal improvement, Agricultural package, Genetic resources
     
  • School of Agriculture ENA Meknes
    Diseases of cereals
     
  • Agricultural and Veterinary School Hassan II (IAV)
    Tissue culture, Cereal quality
     
  • University Mohamed V Rabat
    Tissue culture, Double haploid production in durum wheat
     

Agro-Ecological Zones

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