Nutritional impact: Ethiopia - Maize - 2015


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 4,876,538,819,585 kcal 5,738,571 5.3 5,846,994 86.2
Carbohydrate 1,035,927,722 kg 7,801,920 7.3 7,949,327 117.1
Protein 109,115,924 kg 9,015,481 8.4 10,926,452 161.0
Fat 48,495,966 kg 1,864,612 1.7 1,902,989 28.0
Fibre, total dietary 98,339,042 kg 8,304,139 7.7 8,422,070 124.1
Calcium, Ca 80,827 kg 263,981 0.245 201,312 3.0
Iron, Fe 47,149 kg 13,872,906 12.9 14,596,039 215.1
Zinc, Zn 24,248 kg 6,988,175 6.5 6,778,860 99.9
Folate, total 336.8 kg 3,409,164 3.2 3,690,713 54.4
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, 2015 7,631,365,000 kg
Maize: losses - Ethiopia, 2015 1,347,110,171 kg

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