马铃薯抵达非洲的时间较晚,直到20世纪初才进入非洲。近几十年来,产量一直在不断增加,从1960年的200万吨增加到2013年的3000多万吨。

马铃薯可在多种条件下种植,从埃及和南非商业化的灌溉农场到东非和中非的热带高地集约化产区,在东非和中非的热带高地,马铃薯主要由小农生产。

在一些非洲国家,马铃薯的产量增长非常迅速。阿尔及利亚5年内马铃薯产量翻了一番以上,并且似乎已经超过埃及成为2013年非洲第一大马铃薯生产国,至少根据粮农组织对埃及的初步估计是如此。过去5年来,卢旺达的马铃薯产量几乎翻了一番,目前位列非洲5大马铃薯生产国。

Agricultural Statistics 非洲
Potato Area Harvested in 2016 :1767960.00haAggregated Data
Potato Yield in 2016 :138588.00hg/haCalculated data
Sweet Potato Production in 2016 :21316900.00tonnesAggregated Data
Sweet Potato Area Harvested in 2016 :4187770.00haAggregated Data
Sweet Potato Yield in 2016 :50903.00hg/haCalculated data
Potato Production in 2015 :25953500.00tonnesAggregated Data
Potato Area Harvested in 2015 :1763170.00haAggregated Data
Consumption Statistics 非洲
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2008:12.87kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2007:16.18kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2007:12.69kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2006:16.80kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2006:13.10kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
Potatoes (Fresh and Processed) , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2005:17.52kg/capita/yearPotatoes (Fresh and Processed)
Sweet Potatoes , Consumption (Crop Equivalent) in 2005:12.78kg/capita/yearSweet Potatoes
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