Top 10 Yam Producing Countries

Rank Country Production in Tonnes (2014)
1 Nigeria 45,004,340
2 Ghana 7,119,000
3 Cote d’ Ivoire 5,808,972
4 Benin 3,220,654
5 Ethiopia 1,448,835
6 Togo 786,394
7 Cameroon 579,326
8 Central African Republic 478,764
9 Haiti 476,667
10 Chad 443,558

Other Yam Producing Countries
Rank Country Production in Tonnes (2014)
11 Cuba 399,369
12 Papua New Guinea 355,035
13 Colombia 307,551
14 Brazil 247,000
15 Gabon 212,278
16 Sudan 165,000
17 Japan 164,800
18 Guinea 136,125
19 Jamaica 135,302
20 Democratic Republic of the Congo 100,406
21 Mali 81,874
22 Rwanda 54,718
23 South Sudan 51,000
24 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 50,617
25 Solomon Islands 45,476
26 Burkina Faso 43,953
27 Dominican Republic 25,181
28 Costa Rica 23,940
29 Liberia 21,437
30 Kenya 20,028
31 Panama 19,079
32 Philippines 15,245
33 Congo 14,986
34 Dominica 13,875
35 United Republic of Tanzania 9,981
36 Burundi 9,786
37 New Caledonia 5,929
38 Tonga 4,553
39 Comoros 4,441
40 Samoa 3,190
41 Fiji 3,083
42 Guadeloupe 3,055
43 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2,890
44 Mauritania 2,879
45 Portugal 2,243
46 Sao Tome and Principe 2,101
47 Puerto Rico 1,407
48 Nicaragua 1,000
49 American Samoa 988
50 Guyana 785

Source : https://www.mapsofworld.com/world-top-ten/yam-producing-countries.html