FAO/GIEWS: Africa Report No.3, December 2000 7

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TABLE 2: CEREAL IMPORTS AND FOOD AID REQUIREMENTS IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, 1999/2000 OR 2000 (IN THOUSAND TONNES)


Sub-Region/
Country
Marketing
year
1999 Cereal
production 1/
1998/99 or 1999 imports Position for 1999/2000 or 2000
 Total   As %of
average
of
previous
5 years
Total
imports
As % of
average
of
previous
5 years
  Food   aid Cereal
impor
require
ment
2/
Antici-
pated
commer-
cial
imports
Food
aid
require-
ment
Commer-
cial
imports
already
made or
contracted
Food aid
Pledges
3/
of which
received
so
far
Uncov.
food aid
require-
ments
  Countries still in 1999/2000 or 2000 marketing year
Eastern Africa
  9 878 98 1 344 97 928 2 029 452 1 577 266 1 721 1 107 70
Burundi
Jan./Dec. 266 105 43 67 5 106 50 56 8 17 6 39
Comores
Jan./Dec. 6 100 46 105 - 46 36 10 9 - - 10
Djibouti
Jan./Dec. - - 125 138 9 108 88 20 19 5 5 15
Erythrée
Jan./Dec. 319 156 111 44 24 240 70 170 97 175 110  
Ethiopie 4/
Jan./Dec. 7 515 99 644 111 637 1 265 65 1 200 118 1 322 794  
Rwanda
Jan./Dec. 202 117 13 100 - 13 13 - 1 - - -
Seychelles
Jan./Dec. - - 139 186 69 76 15 61 11 55 48 6
Ouganda
Jan./Dec. 1 570 85 223 84 185 175 115 60 4 147 144  
Southern Africa
  2 100 275 122 - 248 248 - 171 - - -
Mauritius
Jan./Dec 2 100 275 122 - 248 248 - 171 - -  
Western Africa
  27 533 110 5 026 143 192 4 029 3 709 320 3 145 232 136 146
Coastal countries
  27 533 110 5 026 143 192 4 029 3 709 320 3 145 232 136 146
Benin
Jan./Dec. 912 123 135 117 9 115 105 10 129 6 5 4
Côte d'Ivoire
Jan./Dec. 1 378 120 858 164 37 1 010 992 18 911 18 11 -
Ghana
Jan./Dec. 1 616 97 475 123 23 485 439 46 269 84 16  
Guinee
Jan./Dec. 769 117 376 102 29 350 345 5 64 5 1 1
Liberia
Jan./Dec. 148 200 202 93 64 200 130 70 6 87 82  
Nigeria
Jan./Dec. 21 808 110 2 564 166 - 1 470 1 470 - 1 612 0.3 -  
Sierra Leone
Jan./Dec. 181 64 290 125 26 329 160 169 105 28 19 141
Togo
Jan./Dec. 721 127 128 99 4 70 68 2 49 4 4  
Central Africa
  2 952 105 762 35 37 800 770 30 361 51 35 6
Cameroon
Jan./Dec. 1 318 115 270 95 3 280 278 2 123 8 3  
Cent.Afr.Rep.
Jan./Dec 153 126 29 82 1 29 28 1 8 1 1 -
Congo, Dem. Rep of
Jan./Dec. 1 452 95 250 103 18 250 244 6 72 23 21  
Congo, Rep.of
Jan./Dec. 4 100 105 94 14 140 120 20 110 14 5 6
Equat.Guinea
Jan./Dec - - 14 125 - 9 9 - 4 0.9 0.9  
Gabon
Jan./Dec. 25 100 85 123 - 82 82 - 42 0.8 0.8  
Sao Tome
Jan./Dec - - 10 88 1 10 9 1 2 4 4  
Sub-Total
  40 365 106 7 407 126 1 157 7 106 5 179 1 927 3 942 2 004 1 278 221
  Countries which have entered their 2000/2001 marketing year
Eastern Africa
  9 749 81 2 119 97 424 3 369 2 897 472 3 539 323 306 186
Kenya
Oct./Sept. 2 664 86 813 65 103 1 590 1 380 210 1 709 91 91 119
Somalia
Aug./July 243 83 320 173 43 310 240 70 271 39 39 31
Sudan
Nov./Oct. 3 102 66 643 121 219 1 019 912 107 906 144 127  
Tanzania
June/May 3 740 95 343 149 60 450 365 85 653 49 49 36
Southern Africa
  19 285 92 4 134 107 542 4 671 4 349 322 4 364 307 307 59
Angola
April/March 535 130 505 119 151 505 325 180 390 141 141 39
Botswana
April/March 19 50 256 131 - 250 250 - 250 - - -
Lesotho
April/March 173 89 216 113 15 203 180 23 235 3 3 20
Madagascar
April/March 1 936 105 143 95 19 170 155 15 214 16 16  
Malawi
April/March 2 588 156 191 77 45 116 58 58 62 68 68  
Mozambique
April/March 1 757 140 295 78 191 325 280 45 228 74 74  
Namibia
May/April 73 74 97 97 - 126 126 - 125 1 1  
South Africa
May/April 9 018 75 1 448 89 - 1 924 1 924 - 1 814 - - -
Swaziland
May/April 116 106 75 104 10 73 73 - 73 - - -
Zambia
May/April 1 054 95 388 193 31 434 433 1 429 5 5  
Zimbabwe
April/March 2 016 88 520 179 81 545 545 - 545 - - -
Western Africa
  10 987 121 2 001 105 238 1 845 1 698 147 1 795 216 160 9
Sahelian countries
  10 987 121 2 001 105 238 1 845 1 698 147 1 795 216 160 9
Burkina Faso
Nov./Oct. 2 667 113 226 146 37 155 131 24 118 33 28  
Cape Verde
Nov./Oct. 26 650 95 108 60 70 20 50 30 70 42  
Chad
Nov./Oct. 1 187 117 76 100 16 67 55 12 38 13 10  
Gambia
Nov./Oct. 139 143 127 128 4 114 112 2 115 7 5  
Guinea-Bissau
Nov./Oct. 112 83 76 104 21 99 85 14 48 8 7 6
Mali
Nov./Oct. 2 694 127 122 120 6 100 95 5 104 13 3  
Mauritania
Nov./Oct. 194 130 242 88 28 260 235 25 270 22 21 3
Niger
Nov./Oct. 2 840 125 342 115 36 220 215 5 342 13 10  
Senegal
Nov./Oct. 1 128 125 695 93 30 760 750 10 729 37 35  
Sub-Total
  40 021 95 8 253 103 1 204 9 885 8 944 941 9 698 846 773 254
TOTAL
  80 386 100 15 660 113 2 360 16 991 14 123 2 868 13 640 2 850 2 051 475


Note : Totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Including rice in milled equivalent.
2/ Excludes re-exports.
3/ Includes all pledges reported to the GIEWS , whether for free distribution or market sale. However, there may be some cases where governments count some food aid received for market sale against commercial import requirements.
4/ Includes refugee needs.


FAO/GIEWS - December 2000

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