Sorghum production in Chad

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A field of hybrid sorghum.

Sorghum production in Chad is one of the country's most important subsistence crops. In Chad, sorghum (Sorghum guineense) is a staple food crop which is also used as animal feed and for brewing beer.[1] As of 2011, its production at the farm level was 650,000 tons from a cropped area of 792,667 hectares (1,958,720 acres) with a yield rate of 8.2 tons per hectare. It accounts for only 1.1% of world production and its world ranking is 17.


  1. ^ Kneib, Martha (2007). Chad. Marshall Cavendish. p. 128. ISBN 978-0-7614-2327-0.