Cropped Area of Major Crops – 2010

CROPPED AREA OF MAJOR CROPS IN THE NORTHERN REGION – 2010
(Figures in Hectares)
DISTRICT CROPS
MAIZE RICE MILLET SORGHUM CASSAVA YAM G/NUTS COWPEA SOYABEAN
Bole 5,100 600 1,920 2,000 2,400 4,150 1,500 1,380 820
Bunkpurugu/Yunyoo 1,950 250 1,640 2,120 550 1,990 3,590 3,210 2,570
Central Gonja 3,400 950 1,130 810 6,310 6,000 5,500 760 550
East Gonja 7,350 4,250 910 2,080 6,450 18,110 7,850 6,640 1,050
East Mamprusi 2,710 1,050 4,130 2,560 1,450 5,210 6,110 3,650 3,520
Gushiegu 5,120 2,300 2,720 2,850 4,310 2,810 4,620 2,650 3,910
Karaga 4,420 1,680 2,720 4,590 2,280 1,510 4,190 2,550 5,210
Nanumba North 4,320 640 2,140 3,610 8,780 12,300 6,900 1,070 3,310
Nanumba South 4,180 1,010 910 2,670 6,000 12,540 4,560 1,500 4,080
Saboba/Cheriponi 3,310 1,200 3,120 6,730 990 6,460 6,550 2,620 1,500
Savelugu/Nanton 9,240 9,870 2,820 3,090 2,430 5,940 10,880 6,120 5,850
Sawla/Tuna/Kalba 700 120 110 740 710 1,870 950 750 150
Tamale Metro 8,760 15,700 1,690 1,800 2,540 5,780 7,560 3,460 1,410
Tolon/Kumbungu 14,550 12,300 2,510 6,450 5,500 3,410 8,950 2,910 1,800
West Gonja 8,760 1,250 2,910 5,210 21,200 7,750 9,560 4,720 700
West Mamprusi 7,120 4,710 7,850 4,120 2,890 5,110 12,000 4,530 3,600
Yendi 10,240 3,100 6,210 1,820 3,510 7,460 11,000 6,840 9,360
Zabzugu/Tatale 9,200 1,950 4,850 6,120 5,610 9,410 6,340 800 560
TOTAL 110,430 62,930 50,290 59,370 83,910 117,810 118,610 56,160 49,950
 Source:  Statistics, Research and Info. Directorate (SRID), Min. of Food & Agric.- Jan, 2011