Crops Subsector (BA)

CROPS SUBSECTOR

Crops Grown

  • Staple crops: maize, cassava, plantain, yam, cocoyam,
  • Cash crops: cashew, cocoa, cotton ,tobacco, coffee, oil palm, Mango
  • Potentially important crops:rice, pineapple, watermelon, citrus, soybean
  • Vegetables:Tomato, Chilli, Garden eggs, Okra, onion, Cabbage, lettuce,

 

Table:  Estimated Average Crop Production (000 Mt)

Crop 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 % Change 2009/2010 (+/-)
Maize 301 305 341 364 375 639 446 510 14.3
Cassava 2,565 2,754 2,412 2,429 2,502 2,692 2,606 2,728 4.7
Yam 1,842 1,462 1,638 1,673 1,723 1,472 2,377 2,318 (2.5)
Plantain 454 466 513 636 652 575 952 980 2.9
Cocoyam 377 395 435 358 364 356 335 334 (0.13)
Rice 4 3 3 4 4 4.8 5 6 11.8
Table: Production Of Major Crops In The Brong Ahafo Region By District – 2010
(Figures in Metric Tons)
CROPS
District Maize Rice Sorghum Cassava Yam Cocoyam Plantain G/Nuts Cowpea
Sunyani 71,147 121,920 7,056 9,250 49,112
Asutifi 12,940 360 229,225 2,024 89,350 321,250
Wenchi 26,880 110 135,128 170,300 8,858 7,699 608 1,547
Dormaa 81,732 1,267 210,000 13,570 24,619 35,500
Berekum 23,316 133,089 14,892 32,270 27,773
Tano North 11,418 354 58,562 3,408 13,408 45,504
Tano South 12,914 303 161,454 8,450 15,470 46,412
Sene 14,077 3,213 286,314 446,215 3,432
Nkoranza 78,760 125,875 177,925 2,924 3,641 2,292 2,529
Techiman 32,792 184,955 284,186 16,639 80,237 522 902
Asunafo North 10,278 169 63,140 1,248 28,336 151,316
Asunafo South 10,427 151 208,080 1,509 65,664 198,288
Jaman North 7,120 26,858 136,950 6,768 4,837
Jaman South 13,244 68,620 169,741 17,525 8,080
Kintampo North 59,432 75 150 81,720 166,144 1,297 2,340 1,138
Kintampo South 30,329 64,154 163,436 2,039 353
Atebubu -Amantin 3,718 494 165 277,131 175,915 2,130 637
Pru 5,244 187 171,574 240,300 2,100
Tain 4,404 120,552 134,889 708 540
TOTAL 510,172 6,573 425 2,728,351 2,318,158 334,417 980,002 14,132 7,293

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