Key data for Congo, DR

NCI35th HRCI27th HANCI34th
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: 42.6% Wasting: 8.1% Proportion of population underweight: 23.4% Source: DHS (2014)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?2.7%201333rd
Government spending on health ?12.8%201211th
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Moderate201325th
Access to agri. extension services ?Moderate201332nd
Civil registration of live births ?27.8%201039th
Status of safety nets?Non-Existent201441st
Laws Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Constitutional right to food ?Strong20111st
Women’s access to agricultural land?In Law, not in Practice20144th
Women’s Economic rights ?No201130th
Constitutional right to social security?Yes20061st

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 ?98%201311th
Governments promote complementary feeding?Yes20141st
Access to drinking water ?46.5%201245th
Access to sanitation?31.4%201225th
Skilled birth attendance ?88.8%201025th
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak201411th
National nutrition policy, plan or strategy?Yes20141st
Multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder coord. mechanism?Yes20141st
Time bound nutrition targets?No201237th
National nutrition survey ?Yes20141st
Laws Score Year NCI rank of 45
Enshrine ICBMS in domestic law ?Aspects Enshrined201421st