Djibouti - Agriculture



Agriculture in Djibouti is very limited, due to acute water shortages in rural areas. In 2000, agriculture contributed only a little more than 4% to GDP. In 1999, some 23,000 tons of vegetables were produced. Tomatoes are grown for domestic consumption. Date palms are cultivated along the coastal fringe. Famine and malnutrition in Djibouti have created a reliance on the distribution of food aid for millions of its people. In 2001, grain imports totaled 37,970 tons.

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Morgan
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Oct 11, 2007 @ 9:21 pm
Djibouti has a very limited agricultural landscape. It only produces grains and cereals. As you can tell Djibouti's culture and limitations hold back the agricultural growth.

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