Niger is a landlocked country of approximately 16 million (World Bank). Niger’s population is growing at a rate of 3.3 percent per year, one of the fastest rates in the world, and its GDP in 2010 was one of the lowest in Africa at US$680 (World Bank).

Agricultural Production
Agricultural Production2013201420152016
Rice Production
FAO 2016
73,679 MT89,951 MT92,831 MT30,167 MT
Wheat Production
FAO 2016
5,666 MT1,802 MT8,090 MT8,234 MT
Maize Production
FAO 2016
17,813 MT56,597 MT35,387 MT38,022 MT
Agricultural Exports
Agricultural Exports2013201420152016
Rice Exports
FAO 2016
34,121 MT36,358 MT35,033 MT223,092 MT
Wheat Exports
FAO 2016
0.00 MT MT4.00 MT MT
Maize Exports
FAO 2016
6.00 MT MT MT MT
Soybean Exports
FAO 2016
0.00 MT MT MT MT
Agricultural Imports
Agricultural Imports2010201120122013
Rice Imports
FAO 2013
148,032 MT184,745 MT323,948 MT383,170 MT
Wheat Imports
FAO 2012
480.00 MT7,667 MT175.00 MT135.00 MT
Maize Imports
FAO 2016
50,623 MT16,179 MT76,287 MT60,768 MT
Soybean Imports
FAO 2016
0.00 MT0.00 MT102.00 MT0.00 MT