Nutritional impact: Ethiopia - Maize - 2014


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 4,528,390,743,590 kcal 5,328,880 5.0 5,429,562 80.0
Carbohydrate 961,970,299 kg 7,244,922 6.7 7,381,805 108.8
Protein 101,325,870 kg 8,371,843 7.8 10,146,386 149.5
Fat 45,033,720 kg 1,731,492 1.6 1,767,130 26.0
Fibre, total dietary 91,318,377 kg 7,711,286 7.2 7,820,798 115.2
Calcium, Ca 75,056 kg 245,135 0.228 186,939 2.8
Iron, Fe 43,783 kg 12,882,485 12.0 13,553,992 199.7
Zinc, Zn 22,517 kg 6,489,272 6.0 6,294,901 92.8
Folate, total 312.7 kg 3,165,775 2.9 3,427,224 50.5
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, 2014 7,105,706,000 kg
Maize: losses - Ethiopia, 2014 1,250,936,670 kg

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