COMPARISON OF 2009 AND 2010 CROPPED AREA – LEGUMES (‘000 HA)

REGION G’nuts Cowpea Soyabean
2009 2010 % Change 2009 2010 % Change 2009 2010 % Change
WESTERN                 –                     –                     –    
CENTRAL                  –                     –                     –    
EASTERN           8,216             1,930                   –    
GREATER ACCRA                 –                     –                     –    
VOLTA                 –               1,920            4,360  
ASHANTI 4,460        6,190             5,157                   –    
BRONG AHAFO        11,420             7,690      –   
NORTHERN 126,480    118,610 (6.22) 61,040       56,160 (7.99) 42,560      49,950 17.36
UPPER WEST 125,500    127,490 1.59 68,100       64,720 (4.96) 14,370      14,970 4.17
UPPER EAST 80,070      81,450 1.72 33,530       29,403 (12.31) 20,320        6,940 (65.85)
TOTAL 336,510    353,376 5.01 162,670    166,980 2.65 77,250      76,220 (1.33)
 Source:  Statistics, Research and Info. Directorate (SRID), Min. of Food & Agric.- January, 2011