Table 2. Distribution of agricultural inputs and area cultivated, 2000-2008


Year Fertilizer consumption
(Ton)
Improved seed consumption
(Ton)
Area cultivated (Hectare)
2000 58.6 9.7 560,510
2001 135.7 7.3 635,100
2002 132.9 6.5 566,237
2003 117.0 0.34 446,372
2004 117.0 0.34 727,944
2005 141.8 10.9 701,905
2006 134.2 17.9 1,036,518
2007 147.8 27.7 1,064,595
2008 166.3 34.7 1,097,034

Source: Bureau of Finance and Economic Development, Tigray.