Acta Univ. Agric. Silvic. Mendelianae Brun. 2011, 59, 9-18
Published online 2014-05-29

Production and consumption of vegetables in Republic of Yemen

Tarish H. Al-Gahaifi, Jaroslav Světlík

Ústav marketingu a obchodu, Mendelova univerzita v Brně, Zemědělská 1, 613 00 Brno, Česká republika

The main aim of the article is to understand the trend in production and consumption vegetables in Republic of Yemen within the period 1995–2009, and understand distribution of vegetables production in the country by governorate. The authors analyze and interpret the data of the Ministry of agriculture and irrigation in the Republic of Yemen about the production and Available for consumption of vegetables in the form of secondary analysis during the mentioned period. Based on the result obtained, it was concluded that production of vegetables concentrated in six governorates (Hodeidah, Sana’a, Dhamar, Ibb, Taiz and Marib), represented 73.09 percent of the total vegetables production. On the other hand there was a statistical significance positive trend in the vegetable production which increased by 26.697 thousand tons per year with Compounded Annual Growth Rate amounted to 3.55 percent, and consumption of vegetables increased by 29.785 thousand tons per year with CAGR amounted 2.54 percent., but the increase in the production caused by the increase in the cultivated area which increased by 2.264 thousand ha per year, while productivity trend was negative which Decreased by 0.015 ton / ha per annum.


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