Nutritional impact: Ethiopia - Maize - 2013


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 4,193,196,574,753 kcal 4,934,433 4.6 5,027,663 74.1
Carbohydrate 890,764,687 kg 6,708,648 6.2 6,835,399 100.7
Protein 93,825,669 kg 7,752,154 7.2 9,395,345 138.5
Fat 41,700,297 kg 1,603,326 1.5 1,636,326 24.1
Fibre, total dietary 84,558,936 kg 7,140,492 6.6 7,241,898 106.7
Calcium, Ca 69,500 kg 226,990 0.211 173,102 2.6
Iron, Fe 40,542 kg 11,928,916 11.1 12,550,718 185.0
Zinc, Zn 20,850 kg 6,008,933 5.6 5,828,948 85.9
Folate, total 289.6 kg 2,931,443 2.7 3,173,539 46.8
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, 2013 6,559,890,000 kg
Maize: losses - Ethiopia, 2013 1,158,341,595 kg

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