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 Production2011201220132014
Rice Production
FAO 2013
12,200 MT5,400 MT13,400 MT13,989 MT
Wheat Production
FAO 2012
3,114 MT5,666 MT5,666 MT5,548 MT
Maize Production
FAO 2012
6,366 MT8,400 MT7,100 MT8,635 MT
Agricultural Exports
Agricultural Exports2010201120122013
Rice Exports
FAO 2013
37,088 MT5,843 MT23,054 MT34,121 MT
Wheat Exports
FAO 2012
0.00 MT0.00 MT0.00 MT0.00 MT
Maize Exports
FAO 2013
900.00 MT1,544 MT0.00 MT6.00 MT
Soybean Exports
FAO 2012
0.00 MT2.00 MT0.00 MT0.00 MT
Agricultural Imports
Agricultural Imports2010201120122013
Rice Imports
FAO 2013
148,032 MT184,745 MT323,948 MT383,170 MT
Wheat Imports
FAO 2012
0.00 MT0.00 MT0.00 MT0.00 MT
Maize Imports
FAO 2010
50,623 MT16,179 MT76,287 MT60,768 MT
Soybean Imports
FAO 2013
0.00 MT0.00 MT102.00 MT0.00 MT