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I wanted to know if you have reports on wheat and wheat flour production and new trends in Africa?

Good day,

Thank you for your question.  Our database has many reports on wheat flour production in Africa.

Please note that the reports below also include information of Sorghum and Millet.

Report 1:  Crop Prospects and, Global Food Market, ReliefWeb, Oct 2014.

This report covers wheat production and utilization for key producers by African region.  Wheat production is categorized under cereal grains but also highlighted individually for Northern Africa, Eastern Africa, and Southern Africa. There is a chart that shows wheat production in North Africa in millions on of tonnes from 2012 and estimated through 2014. ReliefWeb reports quarterly updates on the production yield and has a more recent report for March 2015.

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— ReliefWeb, Oct 2014.

Report 2: Climate Risk Sensitivity in the Food, Wheat in Africa, Aug 2015

This report has charts and graphs showing the major wheat producing countries in Africa that produce greater than 500,000 tonnes. It also shows charts depicting the widening gap in wheat production versus wheat consumption for all of Africa versus Sub-Saharan Africa.  There are images that demonstrate a basis for the widening gap related to changing weather conditions. There is also a chart that shows the percent change in wheat yield at low latitude versus mid-to-high latitude climates. Finally, this report describes concerns of the wheat farmers about factors that influence yield such as irrigation, monoculture, conservation among others.

Report 3: Sawah Technology (1PPt):  Rice Statistics of FAOSTAT and related data during 1961-2013, Nov 2015

There is a chart that shows wheat production and import per capita in kilograms per person from 1961 through 2012 in Western Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa and the following individual countries: Nigeria, Madagascar, Tanzania, Mali, Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Senegal, Congo, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Chad, Mozambique, Uganda, Benin, Mauritania, Guinea-Bissau, Cameroon, Togo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwana, Burundi, Gamba, Zambia and Sudan. You will find that many of these countries do not produce wheat but rely on imports. In this report wheat is defined as wheat, barley , oats and rye.

Report 4: Grain, World Markets and Trade, USDA ESMIS, May 2015

This report has a large table showing world wheat, flour and products trade in thousand metric tons from 2010 through 2016.  It shows wheat production for Egypt and Morocco compared to many other countries as well as the United States and the World. There is also a chart showing the total regional production volume for Northern Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

I hope you find this useful, and can see that there is a lot of useful information available through the portal about the agriculture industry. If you have any additional needs or questions about our reports, please feel free to contact us.