FAO/GIEWS: Africa Report No.2 - August 2002 p.7

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Table 2: Cereal Imports and Food Aid Requirements in sub-Saharan Africa, 2001/02 or 2002 (in thousand tonnes)

Sub-Region/
Country
Marketing
year
2001 Cereal
production 1/
2000/01 or 2001 importsPosition for 2001/02 or 2002
TotalAs %of
average
of
previous
5 years
Total imports
As % of
average
of
previous
5 years
Food aidCereal
import
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 2002/02 or 2002 marketing yeart
Eastern Africa 19 8791115 4331631 7593 2922 494798992405317395
  Burundi Jan./Dec.27710611022246653035-6329
  ComorosJan./Dec.610046103-4646-13---
  DjiboutiJan./Dec.--6877963558151010 
  EritreaJan./Dec.220108362155270140756555212145
  Ethiopia 4/Jan./Dec.8 827105883142845300125175111406735
  KenyaOct./Sept.3 2051222 0601603481 080810270344111111159
  Rwanda  Jan./Dec.252125175713119015040-161624
  SeychellesJan./Dec.--13102-1313---- 
  SudanNov./Oct.5 3541211 5702431581 2701 130140555604980
  UgandaJan./Dec.1 7381031461515212560650.3414024
Southern Africa 2100290108-248248-91---
  MauritiusJan./Dec.2100290108-248248-91---
Western Africa 38 8111099 5491503787 3686 9654032 030253186153
Coastal countries 27 3101046 8331601765 2365 0222141 48511810898
    BeninJan./Dec.88410112294141141001441712 
    Côte d'IvoireJan./Dec.1 3631111 42118861 0251 020517255-
    GhanaJan./Dec.1 525935351185446137289185363453
    GuineaJan./Dec.76310642711433331300311327274
    LiberiaJan./Dec.948220498162101803078822
    NigeriaJan./Dec.21 7641043 757189-2 7702 770-1 083-- 
    Sierra LeoneJan./Dec.22497277112472251854010262314
    TogoJan./Dec.6931049170610095514--5
Sahelian countries 11 5011242 7161302022 1321 9431895451357855
    Burkina FasoNov./Oct.3 071128236139191711482311121211
    Cape VerdeNov./Oct.191369110250934548-40178
    ChadNov./Oct.1 28212410313534715714111113
    GambiaNov./Oct.186151164144112411951555 
    Guinea-BissauNov./Oct.134106597677060102664
    MaliNov./Oct.2 59711711510279085528114
    MauritaniaNov./Oct.103733281093331828137161231415
    NigerNov./Oct.3 083131652181303453133211328 
    SenegalNov./Oct.1 02612096912322850835153061515-
Central Africa 2 84999997497582674977162636115
  CameroonJan./Dec.1 242101387146630029825322 
  Cent.Afr.Rep.Jan./Dec.14110353153136351611 
  Congo, Dem. Rep ofJan./Dec.1 42996250992925019852245352-
  Congo, Rep.ofJan./Dec.41001971483412511015582213
  Equat.GuineaJan./Dec.--181542151410.3--1
  GabonJan./Dec.3210382103-8888-20---
  Sao TomeJan./Dec.1-1110651266-551
Sub-total 61 54110916 2691512 21211 73410 4561 2783 275721564563
  Countries which have entered their 2002/03  marketing year
Eastern Africa 4 1641017841256777959318664113413452
  SomaliaAug./July25797241933432025070282181852
  TanzaniaJune/May3 90710254314733459343116360116116-
Southern Africa 19 400874 077964224 0923 7413513 6973663666
  AngolaApril/March5371035531122015814051763521701706
  BotswanaApril/March1232255120-267267-267---
  LesothoApril/March81422281183181178317833-
  MadagascarApril/March1 9391043952402620519871012929 
  MalawiApril/March1 83486392327125118711077-
  MozambiqueApril/March1 632107427132156684550134550134134-
  NamibiaMay/April10710082781135135-790.40.4 
  South AfricaMay/April10 331851 79096-1 2261 226-1 396-- 
  SwazilandMay/April836787120-787717711-
  ZambiaMay/April9858576233270252182521818-
  ZimbabweApril/March1 85976144464340335533555-
Sub-total 23 564904 8611004894 8714 3345374 33850150158
TOTAL  85 10510321 1301352 70116 60514 7901 8157 6131 2211 064621
1/ Including rice in milledequivalent.
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.

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