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The Key Players In Sudan’s Agricultural Inputs Market


The agriculture sector in Sudan is a vital contributor to the country’s economy and directly affects the livelihoods of a large portion of the population. In partnership with AmunData we conducted a survey of 308 farmers in seven states. Our Survey revealed that the majority of farmers obtain inputs such as seeds, fertilizers, and pesticides from the local or central market, while a smaller proportion obtains them directly from companies.  CTC, Al-Arabiya, Mahjoub Sons Group, El-Doma, and Sinnar Agriculture Company are among the companies functioning in the Sudanese agricultural industry, each of which provides a variety of products and services to farmers in the country.

Type of Sources

The Study showed that 38% of farmers sourced their inputs from the local market, while 23% obtained them from the central market. A smaller proportion 23% of farmers obtained their inputs directly from companies. About 5% of farmers received inputs from the Agricultural Bank, and the remaining 23% obtained them from schemes and other sources.

The Key Players

The Sudanese agricultural supplies market is home to several key players, including Central Trading Company (CTC), which holds a dominant 38% share of the market. CTC is a leading producer of fertilizers and pesticides in Sudan which specializes in agro-technology. Al-Arabiya is another major player, with a 13% share of the market. Al-Arabiya is known for its high-quality seeds and fertilizers, as well as its strong relationships with farmers. In addition, Mahjoub Sons Group, El-Doma, and Sinnar Agriculture Company each hold a 7%, 7%, and 4% share of the market, respectively. These companies provide a range of inputs, including seeds, fertilizers, and pesticides, to farmers in the Sudanese agriculture industry. The remaining 42% of the market is made up of smaller companies that offer a variety of products and services to farmers.

The main key players' shares

More about the Study

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