Nutritional impact: Ethiopia - Maize - 2017


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 6,340,745,659,656 kcal 7,461,607 6.9 7,602,585 112.0
Carbohydrate 1,346,970,556 kg 10,144,488 9.4 10,336,155 152.3
Protein 141,878,563 kg 11,722,427 10.9 14,207,178 209.4
Fat 63,057,139 kg 2,424,471 2.3 2,474,372 36.5
Fibre, total dietary 127,865,866 kg 10,797,501 10.0 10,950,842 161.4
Calcium, Ca 105,095 kg 343,243 0.319 261,756 3.9
Iron, Fe 61,306 kg 18,038,320 16.8 18,978,578 279.7
Zinc, Zn 31,529 kg 9,086,412 8.4 8,814,249 129.9
Folate, total 437.9 kg 4,432,784 4.1 4,798,869 70.7
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, 2017 8,806,174,000 kg
Maize: losses - Ethiopia, 2017 1,751,587,199 kg

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