FAO/GIEWS: Africa Report No.1 - April 2005 p.6

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Table 2. Cereal import and food aid requirements for sub-Saharan Africa in 2004/05 or 2005 (in '000 tonnes)

Subregion/
country
Marketing
year
2004 Cereal
production 1/
2003/04 or 2004 importsPosition for 2004/05 or 2005
Total
As %of
average
of
previous
years
Total
imports
2/
As % of
average
of
previous
years
Food aid
Cereal
import
require-
ment
2/
Antici-
pated
commer-
cial
imports
Food
aid
require-
ment

Eastern Africa 24 9941095 070981 4525 5944 1361 458
Burundi Jan./Dec.2801139612556825032
ComorosJan./Dec.61003394-3333-
DjiboutiJan./Dec.--82122563558
EritreaJan./Dec.853738411724842280342
Ethiopia Jan./Dec.11 7001355825354423045185
KenyaOct./Sept.2 490851 25999662 0001 550450
Rwanda Jan./Dec.2661052241022722919930
SeychellesJan./Dec.--13100-1313-
SomaliaAug./July264922671222130424262
SudanNov./Oct.3 391781 2901172221 3261 187139
Tanzania, U.R.June/May4 56911961811213463255280
UgandaJan./Dec.1 94394222138129260130130
Southern Africa 21 3421016 8721 4661 1097 4236 487936
AngolaApril/March717127837139219820642178
BotswanaApril/March19100312114-315315-
LesothoApril/March49322411041935230349
MadagascarApril/March2 2401143681223937529085
MalawiApril/March1 81384101451441335756
MauritiusJan./Dec.1100291105-290290-
MozambiqueApril/March1 943117823165276785655130
NamibiaMay/April1311331921231215013515
South AfricaMay/April12 0211032 394127752 4312 431-
SwazilandMay/April65681321601613210032
ZambiaMay/April1 3681232979665705515
ZimbabweApril/March975608841673741 290914376
Western Africa 39 4541069 3362094029 4158 890526
Coastal countries 27 9951066 9701121996 7026 421282
BeninJan./Dec.1 579160168136131431358
Côte d'IvoireJan./Dec.1 214911 13590241 1551 10847
GhanaJan./Dec.1 8581067631435475168071
GuineaJan./Dec.81210536192937033535
LiberiaJan./Dec.104932261237021013575
NigeriaJan./Dec.21 3661043 930116-3 6803 67011
Sierra LeoneJan./Dec.2071182771152928825335
TogoJan./Dec.855118110104-105105-
Sahelian countries 11 4591042 366972032 7132 469244
Burkina FasoNov./Oct.3 030104172662424321726
Cape VerdeNov./Oct.4207286341014259
ChadNov./Oct.1 01183123141431098128
GambiaNov./Oct.22513615110541411401
Guinea-BissauNov./Oct.16513656861051456
MaliNov./Oct.2 71710922412912652596
MauritaniaNov./Oct.8363279885334726285
NigerNov./Oct.3 112104357862150447826
SenegalNov./Oct.1 113114932104139529457
Central Africa 3 1971041 493155941 5001 44258
CameroonJan./Dec.1 50911154215830510510-
Cent.Afr.Rep.Jan./Dec.19311244109347452
Congo, Dem. Rep ofJan./Dec.1 454984291525548043050
Congo, Rep. ofJan./Dec.811128115232682653
Equat.GuineaJan./Dec.--18113-1616-
GabonJan./Dec.3197166192-167167-
Sao Tome and PrincipeJan./Dec.21001312031293
TOTAL 88 98710522 7711133 05723 93220 9552 978
Note: totals computed from unrounded data.
1/ Including rice in milled equivalent.
2/ Excludes re-exports.

FAO/GIEWS - April 2005

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