World’s Largest Cassava Producing Countries

Cassava is the woody shrub that comes from South Africa, are the major food in the developing world and one of the most drought-tolerant crops. The world production is around 230 million tonnes in 2008 and the production increased constantly year by year. African countries grow more than half of the total world production of Cassava, secondly Asia grows higher and other Cassava growing regions are Latin America and the Caribbean. Nigeria is the largest producer of cassava around 52 million tonnes that equal to the production of the whole of Asia, Brazil and Indonesia takes to send and third place with the production of 25.3 million and 24 million tonnes respectively. Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Costa Rica are the major exporter of Cassava.


List of Biggest Cassava Producers in the world by country

RankCountryProduction Quantity (in Tonnes)Production Value
1 Nigeria52403455$5,474,222,000
2 Brazil25349088$1,324,020,000
3 Indonesia24009624$2,457,975,000
4 Thailand21912416$2,151,145,000
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo15569138$1,610,134,000
6 Angola14333509$1,497,321,000
7 Ghana14240867$1,487,643,000
8 Mozambique10093619$1,054,409,000
9 Viet Nam9897912$1,033,965,000
10 India8076000$843,643,000
11 Uganda4757800$497,014,000
12 United Republic of Tanzania4646523$464,497,000
13 China, mainland4500000$423,075,000
14 Cambodia4368159$456,310,000
15 Malawi4259301$444,939,000
16 Cameroon4082903$383,861,000
17 Benin3600000$376,066,000
18 Madagascar3490300$364,607,000
19 Rwanda2579399$269,451,000
20 Paraguay2453837$131,141,000

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