Project

Nut4Drought
Selection and characterization of drought resistant almond cultivars from the Mediterranean basin with high nutraceutical values.
Almonds are constituted by lipids in 50%
Protein comprise about 25%
Dietary fiber represents about 12%

Production statistics

Where do almonds grow?
In 2025, 44% (244 millions) of the total population of the Mediterranean countries will be in water stress situation or water shortage, according to the indicator “resources per capita” (less than 1000 m3 per year).

Top almond producers

Sources: USDA Foreign Agricultural Service; US Department of Agriculture.
  • United States
  • European Union
  • Australia
  • China
  • Turkey
  • Other

Almond production worldwide

From 2012/13 to 2017/18 (in 1,000 metric tons).
  • Production in thousand metric tons

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