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Preliminary Indicators and Targets for Agriculture Development Strategy (2015 - 2035) Vision

Vision Component Indicators Existing Situation (2010) Target Short Term (5 years) Target Medium Term (10 years) Target Long Term (20 years)
Self-reliant Self-sufficiency in food grains Currently 5% trade deficit in food grains 0% trade deficit in food grains 0-5% trade surplus in food grains 0-5% trade surplus in food grains
Sustainable      Year round irrigation coverage 18% 30% 60% 80%
Soil Organic matter Soil fertility at 1% organic matter 2% 4% 4%
Ha degraded land 3.2 million Ha (28% of land) 2.88 million Ha (reduction of 10%) 2.56 million Ha (reduction of 20%) 1.6 million Ha (reduction of 50%)
Forest Cover 40% 40% 40% 40%
Agriculture Land Productivity (AGDP/ha) $1,804 $2,302 $2,938 $4,787
Agribusiness GDP as share of GDP 10% 12% 14% 20%
Competitive  Agricultural Trade Balance $350 million trade deficit Reduce food and agriculture trade deficit by 12% (310 million) Reduce food and agriculture trade deficit by 48% (181 million) Achieve food and agricultural trade surplus of $690 million
Agricultural Exports $248 million $418 million $704 million $1999 million
Inclusive  Percent of farm land ownership by women or as joint ownership 10% 15% 30% 50%
Percent of rural households covered by agricultural services and programs 12% 17% 22% 30%
Growth Average annual growth of AGDP 3% 4% 5% 6%
Livelihood AGDP/Agricultural labor $794 $979 $1,206 $1,833
  Poverty in Rural Areas 27% 21% 16% 10%
Food and Nutrition     Food Poverty 24% 16% 11% 5%
- % stunting (height for age) among under 5 children 41.5% stunting; 29% stunting 20% stunting 8% stunting
- underweight (weight for age) among <5 children 31.1% under weight 20% under weight 13% under weight 5% under weight
- wasting (weight for height) among under 5 children 13.7% wasting 5% wasting 2% wasting 1% wasting
- Women in reproductive age with chronic energy deficiency (measured as low BMI) 18% women with low BMI 15% women with low BMI 13% women with low BMI 5% women with low BMI
Source: Agriculture Development Strategy (2015 - 2035); MoAD; GoN