White Maize Statistics

Expected Harvest: 2017

Production Areas Dry-land Irrigation Total Total
Hectares planted (ha) Expected harvest (ton) Hectares planted (ha) Hectares planted (ton) Expected harvest (ton) Expected harvest (ton)
Zambezi Region No accurate info 5,988 No accurate info   No accurate info 5,988
Central and East Namibia 1,833 5,838 140 1,220 1,973 7,058
Hardap & environs 0 0 647 5,935 647 5,935
Maize triangle & environs 7,862 30,915 1,223 12,782 9,085 43,697
Kavango Regions 200 795 2,768 12,301 2,968 13,096
Omusati Region & environs 0 - 118 886 118 886
Total 9,895 43,536 4,689 33,124 14,791 76,660

 

Expected Harvest (Other Crops): 2017

Crop Planted (ha) Expected harvet (t) Remarks
Yellow maize 315 460  
Sunflower 138 205 80 ha to be cut for silage
Legumes 213 200 83 ha to be cut for silage
Cowpeas 100   100 ha to be cut for silage
Groundnuts 375 455  
Grain sorghum 343 767 50 ha to be cut for silage
Forage sorghum 45   45 ha to be cut for silage
Lucerne 656   656 ha to be cut for silage

 

Historical Hectares Planted for the Main Harvesting

White Maize Planted (ha): Planted from Noc/Dec until Jan/Feb the next year
Financial Year

Local production 

marketed

(ton)

Grain imports

(ton)

Grain export 

(ton)

Meal exports

(ton)

Meal Exports: 

Equivalent of 

grain *

(ton)

Netto domestic 

consumption

(ton)

Floor price : Otavi 

N$**

2007-2008 46,008 60,141 300 610 549 105,300 2,006.16
2008-2009 51,188 111,714 3,150 35,078 31,571 128,181 2,030.93
2009-2010 49,566 83,903 230 13,678 12,311 120,928 2,780.49
2010-2011 47,964 81,111 - 6,309 5,679 123,396 2,614.00
2011-2012 63,228 55,305 72 2,192 1,973 116,488 2,831.37
2014-2015 69,433 82,527 - 0 0 151,960 3,302.00
2015-2016 38,900 120,659 95,088 0 0 159,559 4,008.85
2016-2017 43.948 110,229 0 0 0 154,177 5,304.00
2017-2018 76,660 50,483 0 0 0 127,143 4,860.00
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