Agriculture in Angola - Major Crops and Cereals with Production, Trade, and Consumption Analysis, Trends and Forecasts (2017 - 2022)

Agriculture in Angola - Major Crops and Cereals with Production, Trade, and Consumption Analysis, Trends and Forecasts (2017 - 2022)

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Angola Agriculture​ Market Insights

Angola has the natural resources to become one of, Africa’s, leading agricultural countries, as its diverse and fertile ecology is suited to a variety of crops.  However, the country only cultivates approximately 10% of 35 million hectares of Angola arable land.  The major agricultural commodities produced include —cassava, bananas, potatoes, maize, sweet potatoes, citrus, and pineapples.                                        

Agriculture accounts for 12% of Angola’s USD 96.2 billion GDP, in 2016, and provides employment, for more than two-thirds of Angolans. Angola currently imports more than half of its food, with some estimates as high as 90%.  Angola is the United States’ third largest market in Africa, for all agricultural export. 

One of the major crop of Angolan agriculture is coffee. Angola used to be one of the world’s biggest coffee producers before the civil war broke out. Rehabilitation of the plantations has been ongoing since 2000. The Angola Ministry of Agriculture has made strategic policies to make Angolan coffee competitive again. 

Angola is not a self-sufficient country in terms of food production, so it imports most agricultural commodities from the international market, for domestic consumption. The import quantity of rice has recorded a CAGR of -62.89% over the period 2012 to 2015, due to the sharp decline in import budget of Angola, because of drop in oil prices. 

Market Dynamics

The factors driving the market are — favorable climatic conditions for crop production in major parts of the country, favorable government policies encouraging participation of private player for developing agriculture sector, such as, the National Medium-term Development Plan for the Agricultural Sector (PDMPSA). The factors limiting the market are — fragile structure of basic community associations, lack of a transport network, poor market, and post-harvest management facilities.


The market is segmented, based on major food crops/cereals, fruits, and vegetables. Further the study provides insights about key players in the market, their detailed company profiles, and their business strategies. Finally, it provides the competitive landscape and forecast, best investment opportunities in the market. 

Trade analysis

The major agricultural export of Angola is coffee having export value of USD 1.1 million, and its major export destinations are Portugal, Spain, and Lebanon. The major import are dried legumes, with import value of USD 51.58 million, onion USD 35.05 million, rice USD 14.25 million, maize USD 5.17 million, apples and pears USD 17.98 million, citrus fruits USD 8.96 million, potatoes USD 9.99 million, and tea and coffee worth USD 8.01 million. The major importing origin countries are — Portugal, Brazil, United States, South Africa, Malaysia, India, the Netherlands, and Thailand. The import value of onions has recorded a CAGR of 11.56% during 2012-2015, and it is expected to sustain the same growth rate, due to Angola being a net importer of agricultural commodities.  

Recent Industry Insights

  • The World Bank is currently developing a comprehensive agricultural sector development program for Angola, anticipated to be in place by 2017, which would greatly expand agriculture sector beyond previous projects focused on smallholder agriculture land rehabilitation and irrigation.
  • The establishment of Angolan National Coffee Institute (INCA), as a responsible government body for coffee sector development, to attract private investors for public-private partnership (PPP) and the establishment of ‘coffee fund’ for smallholder farmers.

What the report offers:

  • The study identifies the situation in Angola, and predicts the growth of its agriculture market.
  • Report talks about agriculture production, consumption, import and export, market trends, government regulations, growth forecast, major companies, upcoming companies, and projects, etc.
  • The report offers PESTLE, Porter’s five forces analysis, supply chain analysis, and network, as well as, retail sector analysis.
  • Lastly, the report is divided by major import and export, and importing and exporting partners, and forecasts the best possible investment opportunities in the agriculture sector.

The Report is of Importance to the following Stakeholders:

  • Seed companies
  • Producers and manufacturers
  • Enterprises operating in the industry
  • Commodity traders and stakeholders operating in agriculture sector
  • Investors/research institutions interested in the market

Customization Options:

  • Seed sector analysis
  • Inclusion of crops of additional interest


1. Introduction

                1.1 Market Definition

                1.2 Key Findings of the Study

2. Research Scope and Methodology

                2.1 Study Deliverables

                2.2 Market Segmentation

                2.3 Study Assumptions

                2.4 Research Methodology

3. Market Dynamics

                3.1 Drivers

                                3.1.1 Favorable Agro-Climatic Conditions

                                3.1.2 Favorable Government Policies Encouraging Private Sector

                3.2 Restraints

                                3.2.1 Low Infrastructure and Institutional Development

                                3.2.2 Low Adoption of Better Agricultural Management Practices

4. Industry Analysis

                4.1 Porter's Five Forces Analysis

                                4.1.1 Bargaining Powers of Buyers

                                4.1.2 Bargaining Powers of Suppliers

                                4.1.3 Threat of New Entrants

                                4.1.4 Threat from Substitute Products

                                4.1.5 Competition Rivalry

5. Market Segmentation

                5.1 Food Crops / Cereals

                                5.1.1 Market Size (USD Million)

                                5.1.2 Domestic Production Overview

                                5.1.3 Domestic Consumption Overview

                                5.1.4 Import Value and Volume

                                5.1.5 Export Value and Volume

                5.2 Fruits

                                5.2.1 Market Size (USD Million)

                                5.2.2 Domestic Production Overview

                                5.2.3 Domestic Consumption Overview

                                5.2.4 Import Value and Volume

                                5.2.5 Export Value and Volume

                5.3 Vegetables

                                5.3.1 Market Size (USD Million)

                                5.3.2 Domestic Production Overview

                                5.3.3 Domestic Consumption Overview

                                5.3.4 Import Value and Volume

                                5.3.5 Export Value and Volume

6. Regional Analysis

                6.1 PESTLE Analysis

                6.2 Supply Chain Analysis

                6.3 Government Policies

7. Competitive Analysis

                7.1 Distribution Network & Retail Analysis

                7.2 List/Profile of Key Players

8. Appendix

                8.1  Abbreviations

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