Nutritional impact: Ethiopia - Maize - 2021


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 4,015,307,611,413 kcal 4,725,099 4.4 4,814,373 70.9
Carbohydrate 852,975,567 kg 6,424,046 6.0 6,545,420 96.5
Protein 89,845,281 kg 7,423,283 6.9 8,996,764 132.6
Fat 39,931,236 kg 1,535,308 1.4 1,566,908 23.1
Fibre, total dietary 80,971,673 kg 6,837,569 6.4 6,934,673 102.2
Calcium, Ca 66,552 kg 217,360 0.202 165,759 2.4
Iron, Fe 38,822 kg 11,422,852 10.6 12,018,276 177.1
Zinc, Zn 19,966 kg 5,754,014 5.4 5,581,666 82.3
Folate, total 277.3 kg 2,807,082 2.6 3,038,907 44.8
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, 2021 6,317,174,000 kg
Maize: losses - Ethiopia, 2021 1,109,200,998 kg

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