Nigeria Ranks Number One In Production Of Yam Worldwide

Nigeria has emerged as the leading producer of yams worldwide in 2022, with a production of 61,171 kt.

These rankings was reported by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations and it’s based on a comparison of 44 countries.

See the list below;

1. Nigeria: 61.2m tonnes

2. Ghana: 10.7m tonnes

3. Côte d’Ivoire: 7.6m tonnes

4. Benin: 3.2m tonnes

5. Togo: 985K tonnes

6. Cameroon: 543K tonnes

7. Central African Rep: 491K tonnes

8. Chad: 462K tonnes

9. Colombia: 402K tonnes

10. Papau New Guinea: 378K tonnes

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