In 2005, the most common crop in Burkina Faso by harvested area was Sorghum with 1.40M ha.
Burkina Faso is a country located in Africa south of the Sahara. As of 2014 Burkina Faso had a total population of approximately 17.88M people. This represents a 57% increase from 2003 when the population of Burkina Faso was approximately 11.38M.
The most widely harvested crop in Burkina Faso by area was Sorghum with 1.40M ha harvested with a total production value of Intl $229.06M.
Among children in Burkina Faso in 2010, 14% were severely stunted, 8% were severely underweight, and 6% were severely wasted.
As of 2014, there were 7.05M people living below $1.90/day (2011 PPP) and 12.98M people living below $3.10/day (2011 PPP) in Burkina Faso.
Sugarcanes are the crop with the highest production value per area in Burkina Faso, with Intl $3.28k per ha.
Cowpeas are the crop with the lowest production value per area in Burkina Faso, with Intl $157.825310 per ha.
This means that growers of Sugarcanes will earn approximately 21 times more per hectare than if they grow Cowpeas.
From 1990 to 2015, Burkina Faso had average annual rainfall of 815mm across a total cropland area of 5.10M ha.