Agriculture

 

Key Indicators Related to Agriculture Sector

Indicator 1995/96 2010/2011
Agriculture GDP $3.4 billion $5.2 billion
Productivity of Agricultural Labor ($/person) $ 466/person $700/person
Agriculture Land per HH (Ha/HH) 1.1 0.7
Percentage of holdings operating less than 0.5 ha 40.1 51.5
Productivity of Agricultural land ($/Ha) $1118/Ha $1700/Ha
Agricultural Land Use (cereal as percentage of cultivated land) 80% 80%
Seed Turnover 8% 8%
Employment in Agriculture 66% 60%
Agritultural Imports $157 $621
Agricultural Exports $32 million $248 million
Poverty (2010/11) 42% 25%
Percentage of Households reporting inadequacy of food consumption 50.90% 15.70%
Stunting of Children (< 5 yrs) 60% 42%
Irrigation Cover (% of cultivated area) 39.6 54
Infrastructure (Rural Road & SRN) 10000 km (SRN) RRN= 40000 km SRN= 20000 km
ICT reach Less than 10% connected 46% connected
Source: Agriculture Development Strategy 2015-2035; MoAD; GoN