Nutritional impact: Ethiopia - Maize - 2012


Quantity lost postharvest Total population, Ethiopia Male, 9-13 years, Ethiopia
Number of people's
annual nutritional requirements lost
% of population
nutritional requirements lost
Number of people
in focal group’s annual nutrient requirements lost
% of focal group population’s
annual nutritional requirements lost
Energy 4,115,517,728,239 kcal 4,843,023 4.5 4,934,526 72.7
Carbohydrate 874,263,296 kg 6,584,371 6.1 6,708,774 98.9
Protein 92,087,551 kg 7,608,546 7.1 9,221,296 135.9
Fat 40,927,801 kg 1,573,625 1.5 1,606,013 23.7
Fibre, total dietary 82,992,485 kg 7,008,215 6.5 7,107,742 104.7
Calcium, Ca 68,213 kg 222,785 0.207 169,895 2.5
Iron, Fe 39,791 kg 11,707,933 10.9 12,318,216 181.5
Zinc, Zn 20,464 kg 5,897,617 5.5 5,720,967 84.3
Folate, total 284.2 kg 2,877,138 2.7 3,114,749 45.9
Vitamin A (RAE) - - - - -
Vitamin C - - - - -

Reference data

Total population - Ethiopia 107,534,878
Total population - Ethiopia;
Male, 9-13 years
6,785,949

2018 population estimates; United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2017). World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision, DVD Edition.


Maize: production - Ethiopia, 2012 6,432,601,000 kg
Maize: losses - Ethiopia, 2012 1,136,883,350 kg

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