Nutritional impact: Ethiopia - Maize - 2016


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 5,888,685,814,602 kcal 6,929,636 6.4 7,060,563 104.0
Carbohydrate 1,250,939,058 kg 9,421,242 8.8 9,599,245 141.5
Protein 131,763,412 kg 10,886,683 10.1 13,194,285 194.4
Fat 58,561,516 kg 2,251,620 2.1 2,297,963 33.9
Fibre, total dietary 118,749,742 kg 10,027,699 9.3 10,170,108 149.9
Calcium, Ca 97,603 kg 318,772 0.296 243,095 3.6
Iron, Fe 56,935 kg 16,752,288 15.6 17,625,511 259.7
Zinc, Zn 29,281 kg 8,438,602 7.8 8,185,842 120.6
Folate, total 406.7 kg 4,116,751 3.8 4,456,736 65.7
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, 2016 8,211,426,000 kg
Maize: losses - Ethiopia, 2016 1,626,708,789 kg

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