FAO/GIEWS: Africa Report No.1 - April 2004 p.6

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Table 2. Cereal Import and Food Aid Requirements for sub-Saharan Africa
in 2003/04 or 2004 (in '000 tonnes)

  Sub-Region/
Country 
Marketing
year
2003 Cereal
production 1/
2002/03 or 2003 importsPosition for 2003/04 or 2004
Total
imports
2/
As % of
average
of
previous
5 years
Food aid
Cereal
import
require-
ment
2/
Antici-
pated
commer-
ial
imports
Food
aid
require-
ment
Total
As %of
average
of
previous
5 years
Eastern Africa 25 9151145 9671212 4534 9093 6671 242
Burundi Jan./Dec.2531029717749825032
ComorosJan./Dec.61002464-3333-
DjiboutiJan./Dec.--6391663558
EritreaJan./Dec.1054558720331741590325
Ethiopia 3/Jan./Dec.9 9601171 9472351 68323250182
KenyaOct./Sept.2 97410297268841 6101 310300
Rwanda Jan./Dec.2701152261002123120130
SeychellesJan./Dec.--13100-1313-
SomaliaAug./July272982801081731023080
SudanNov./Oct.6 3151461 1351091111 2751 175100
Tanzania, U.R.June/May3 892984408540480370110
UgandaJan./Dec.1 868891831111241659075
Southern Africa 20 8981017 9092 2061 0966 4005 442958
AngolaApril/March665119745136224709483226
BotswanaApril/March14100276103-298298-
LesothoApril/March98772541164224522322
MadagascarApril/March2 0691073471285235330152
MalawiApril/March2 123100635500184968412
MauritiusJan./Dec.1100285106-280280-
MozambiqueApril/March1 745107688166123673449224
NamibiaMay/April1011131851253219217715
South AfricaMay/April11 6061022 735166162 3112 311-
SwazilandMay/April7372931201812410519
ZambiaMay/April1 35713538112490835825
ZimbabweApril/March1 046581 2864163161 036673363
Western Africa 42 9051159 8322454129 3298 687642
Coastal countries 29 1931087 0761272036 9176 476441
BeninJan./Dec.1 121119139112811710017
Côte d'IvoireJan./Dec.1 122891 381124121 3921 207185
GhanaJan./Dec.1 696996091225651643086
GuineaJan./Dec.7681023721023537033040
LiberiaJan./Dec.65521811014718213745
NigeriaJan./Dec.23 4551093 970134-3 9003 88911
Sierra LeoneJan./Dec.2591403081363732026357
TogoJan./Dec.7071041171088120120-
Sahelian countries 13 7121322 7571192102 4122 211201
Burkina FasoNov./Oct.3 6131322631062023020030
Cape VerdeNov./Oct.1684829842693930
ChadNov./Oct.1 3801189611616977918
GambiaNov./Oct.20013815711661431403
Guinea-BissauNov./Oct.132109731101467598
MaliNov./Oct.3 082132259185717016010
MauritaniaNov./Oct.1681274341537930724463
NigerNov./Oct.3 596126347831236034119
SenegalNov./Oct.1 5251831 0461211596994920
Central Africa 2 9671011 037112681 03597164
CameroonJan./Dec.1 396112368106103873852
Cent.Afr.Rep.Jan./Dec.116823997446451
Congo, Dem. Rep ofJan./Dec.1 413933201254830025050
Congo, Rep. ofJan./Dec.5125190110618517510
Equat.GuineaJan./Dec.--15100-1515-
GabonJan./Dec.3510994112-9090-
Sao Tome and PrincipeJan./Dec.210011105112111
TOTAL 92 68511024 7451354 02921 67318 7672 906
 Note: totals computed from unrounded data 
1/ Including rice in milled equivalent. 
2/ Excludes re-exports. 
3/ Includes refugee needs.  

FAO/GIEWS - April 2004

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