Nigeria was 13th on the list of rice-producing countries in 2022/2023 market year, with 1%

Approximately 513 million metric tonnes of rice were produced in 2022/2023 market year, with China and India accounting for more than half combined. Nigeria produced around 5.4 million metric tonnes — 1% of the global production and slightly more than the US.

USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
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