Key data for Guinea‑Bissau

NCI38th HRCI44th HANCI45th
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: 27.6% Wasting: 6% Proportion of population underweight: 17% Source: MICS (2010)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?0.8%201343rd
Government spending on health ?7.8%201234th
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Weak201345th
Access to agri. extension services ?Moderate201341st
Civil registration of live births ?24.1%201041st
Status of safety nets?Non-Existent201041st
Laws Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Constitutional right to food ?Moderate20138th
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 ?97%201314th
Governments promote complementary feeding?Yes20101st
Access to drinking water ?73.59999999999999%201226th
Access to sanitation?19.7%201236th
Skilled birth attendance ?92.59999999999999%201019th
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak201327th
National nutrition policy, plan or strategy?Yes20121st
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 Enshrined201433rd