agro West Africa

Exports of agricultural technology and livestock to West Africa firm on a high level

The West African market for agricultural technology becomes ever more important.

According to the German Engineering Association VDMA, West African imports of agricultural machinery have reached EUR 187 million in 2016 compared to EUR 238 million in 2015.

West African imports of agricultural machinery and equipment
(in million Euro)

Source: VDMA / Graph: fairtrade 2017

agro West Africa

  • Agricultural machines, farming tractors, harvesting equipment
  • Milling and mixing installations/equipment
  • Dryers, silos and storage systems
  • Livestock and poultry breeding
  • Stable equipment
  • Poultry equipment
  • Feeding equipment
  • Milk processing equipment
  • Seeds, seedlings
  • Greenhouse and greenhouse plastics and equipment
  • Pesticides and fertilisers
  • Equipment for fish farming
  • Irrigation systems
  • Veterinary syringes
  • Analytical equipment

Agriculture in Ghana: Facts & Figures (2015)