Nutritional impact: Ethiopia - Maize - 2019


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 4,568,315,520,969 kcal 5,375,862 5.0 5,477,432 80.7
Carbohydrate 970,451,557 kg 7,308,797 6.8 7,446,887 109.7
Protein 102,219,215 kg 8,445,654 7.9 10,235,842 150.8
Fat 45,430,762 kg 1,746,758 1.6 1,782,710 26.3
Fibre, total dietary 92,123,490 kg 7,779,273 7.2 7,889,751 116.3
Calcium, Ca 75,718 kg 247,296 0.230 188,588 2.8
Iron, Fe 44,169 kg 12,996,064 12.1 13,673,492 201.5
Zinc, Zn 22,715 kg 6,546,485 6.1 6,350,400 93.6
Folate, total 315.5 kg 3,193,687 3.0 3,457,440 50.9
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, 2019 6,317,174,000 kg
Maize: losses - Ethiopia, 2019 1,261,965,614 kg

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