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Easy-to-use conversion tables convert crop production to food availability energy content (in kCal) for 15 specific food groups. These tables are derived from the latest update of the Food Balance Sheets, published each year by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) based on national reporting. The conversion factors reflect the allocation of different uses domestically, as well as how exports are allocated by importing nations (weighted by their share of global imports). Both direct consumption and the consumption of derived items such as oils, from oil crops, is taken into account. As such, these tables can be used to calculate food delivery per hectare of cropland, regardless of where the food is consumed (see for the description of the original method: Cassidy et al. 2013). Date: 03-03-2023
Food fraction of major food crops 2011-2020
Feed fraction of major food crops 2011-2020
Stock variation of major food crops 2011-2020
Country-specific kCal correction factors