Key data for Burundi

NCI39th HRCI31st HANCI37th
HANCI compares 45 developing countries for their performance on 22 indicators of political commitment to reduce hunger and undernutrition. All the countries compared in the index have high rates of hunger and undernutrition. The comparative approach of the index means that country scores are calculated in relation to the political commitment of the other countries in the index.
Existing rates of: Stunting: 57.5% Wasting: 6.1% Proportion of population underweight: 29.1% Source: MICS (2014)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?4.8%201322nd
Government spending on health ?13.7%20129th
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Moderate201317th
Access to agri. extension services ?Moderate201335th
Civil registration of live births ?75.2%201015th
Status of safety nets?Non-Existent201422nd
Laws Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Constitutional right to food ?Moderate20118th
Women’s access to agricultural land?In Law, not in Practice20144th
Women’s Economic rights ?No201130th
Constitutional right to social security?No200631st

Nutrition Commitment Index (NCI)

Public Spending Score Year NCI rank of 45
Nutrition budget ?No201428th
Policies Score Year NCI rank of 45
Vitamin A coverage ?75%201331st
Governments promote complementary feeding?Yes20141st
Access to drinking water ?75.3%201221st
Access to sanitation?47.5%201218th
Skilled birth attendance ?98.90000000000001%20101st
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak201438th
National nutrition policy, plan or strategy?Yes20141st
Multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder coord. mechanism?Yes20141st
Time bound nutrition targets?Yes20141st
National nutrition survey ?No201434th
Laws Score Year NCI rank of 45
Enshrine ICBMS in domestic law ?Not Enshrined in Law201438th