Key data for Kenya

NCI19th HRCI20th HANCI20th
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: 26% Wasting: 4% Proportion of population underweight: 11% Source: MICS (2014)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?3.1%201332nd
Government spending on health ?5.9%201241st
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Strong201310th
Access to agri. extension services ?Strong20134th
Civil registration of live births ?60%2008-200926th
Status of safety nets?Non-Existent201422nd
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 ?Yes20141st
Policies Score Year NCI rank of 45
Vitamin A coverage ?19%201341st
Governments promote complementary feeding?Yes20141st
Access to drinking water ?61.7%201233rd
Access to sanitation?29.6%201226th
Skilled birth attendance ?91.5%200921st
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak201434th
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 ?Fully enshrined20141st