Top Ten Cassava Producing Countries in the World

Top Ten Cassava Producing Countries in the World

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Cassava is a woody shrub its taste varies between sweet and bitter, it is rich in carbohydrates and low in vitamins and minerals it is a poor source of protein. It is widely cultivated in tropical and sub tropical regions of the world it is mainly cultivated in Africa, Asia and Latin America, a report said that world is producing around 250 million tonnes of cassava every year. It is estimated that African countries are producing more than half of the total world production of Cassava, secondly Asia and then Latin America, Nigeria is leading the world in production of cassava with its annual production of 52 million tonnes. Here we made a list of top ten Cassava producing countries in the world 2015:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production (tonnes)

1.

 Nigeria

 52503455

2.

 Brazil

 25349088

3.

 Indonesia

 24009624

4.

 Thailand

 21912416

5.

 Congo

 15569138

6.

 Angola

 14333509

7.

 Ghana

 14240867

8.

 Mozambique

 10093619

9.

 Vietnam

 9897912

10.

 India

 8076000

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