Agricultural and Mineral Resources

African Countries

World Reach/Exploring Africa

Country Agriculture Mineral
ALGERIA wheat, oats, olives petroleum
ANGOLA coffee, bananas, maize petroleum, diamonds
BENIN coffee, cocoa, yams petroleum
BOTSWANA maize, sorghum, livestock diamonds
BURKINA FASO ground nuts, cotton, sorghum manganese, limestone
BURUNDI coffee, cotton, maize gold
CAMEROON coffee, cocoa, cassava petroleum, aluminum
CAPE VERDE bananas, maize, fish salt
CENTRAL AFRICAN
REPUBLIC
cassava, millet, cotton diamonds
CHAD cotton, millet, sorghum uranium
COMOROS vanilla, copra, bananas, fish ____
CONGO (Brazzaville) rice, groundnuts, maize petroleum, diamonds
CONGO (Kinshasa) cassava, maize, coffee, rubber copper, diamonds, cobalt, gold, zinc
COTE D'IVOIRE coffee, cocoa, timber, maize, rice petroleum, diamonds, manganese
DJIBOUTI sheep, goats, fruit ____
EGYPT cotton, rice, maize, fruit petroleum, iron ore, phosphates
EQUATORIAL GUINEA timber, coffee, rice, yams petroleum
ERITREA sorghum, lentils, fish, livestock gold, potash, zinc
ETHIOPIA coffee, tiv, pulses, livestock gold, , copper
GABON cocoa, coffee, oil palm, cassava petroleum, manganese
GAMBIA groundnuts, millet, sorghum, rice _____
GHANA cocoa, cassava, groundnuts, maize gold, bauxite, manganese
GUINEA rice, coffee, pineapples, cassava bauxite, iron ore, uranium
GUINEA-BISSAU rice, maize, cassava, fish bauxite, phosphates
KENYA coffee, tea, maize, sugarcane, livestock limestone, soda ash, rubies
LESOTHO livestock, maize, sorghum water (hydro)
LIBERIA rubber, timber, rice, cassava iron ore, diamonds
LIBYA wheat, olives, dates petroleum, gypsum
MADAGASCAR coffee, vanilla, sugar, timber graphite, chromite, coal, bauxite
MALAWI tobacco, tea, maize, cassava limestone
MALI cotton, livestock, millet, rice gold, phosphates
MAURITANIA fish, livestock, millet, rice iron ore, gypsum, copper
MOROCCO wheat, barley, citrus, dates phosphates, iron ore, manganese
MOZAMBIQUE cotton, cashew nuts, maize, cassava coal, titanium
NAMIBIA millet, sorghum, livestock diamonds, copper, uranium, gold
NIGER cotton, millet, sorghum, cassava uranium, coal, iron ore
NIGERI A cocoa, groundnuts, palm oil, maize, sorghum petroleum, tin, columbite, iron ore
RWANDA coffee, tea, sorghum, beans, bananas gold, tin ore
SAO TOME & PRINCIPE fish, palm kernels, bananas _______
SENEGAL cotton, groundnuts, sorghum, rice phosphates, iron ore
SEYCHELLES coconuts, cinnamon, vanilla, cassava ______
SIERRA LEONE rice, coffee, palm kernels diamonds, bauxite, iron ore
SOMALIA bananas, sorghum, fruits, livestock uranium
SOUTH AFRICA maize, wheat, sugar, fruits, livestock, poultry gold, diamonds, uranium, chromium
SUDAN cotton, sorghum, millet petroleum, iron ore, copper
SWAZILAND sugar, maize, fruits, timber asbestos, coal, clay
TANZANIA coffee, tea, cotton, maize, cassava tin, phosphates, iron ore, diamonds
TOGO coffee, cocoa, yams, cassava, maize phosphates, limestone
TUNISIA olives, dates, citrus, wheat petroleum, phosphates, iron ore
UGANDA coffee, tea, cassava, maize, bananas copper, cobalt
WESTERN SAHARA fish, livestock phosphates, iron ore
ZAMBIA maize, sorghum, groundnuts copper, cobalt, zinc, lead
ZIMBABWE cotton, tobacco, maize, livestock coal, chromium ore, asbestos