Key data for Liberia

NCI40th HRCI13th HANCI33rd
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: 32.1% Wasting: 5.6% Proportion of population underweight: 15.3% Source: RISKESDAS (2013)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?9.1%20135th
Government spending on health ?19.2%20123rd
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Weak201341st
Access to agri. extension services ?Moderate201340th
Civil registration of live births ?24.6%201340th
Status of safety nets?Non-Existent201422nd
Laws Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Constitutional right to food ?Moderate20068th
Women’s access to agricultural land?In Law, not in Practice20144th
Women’s Economic rights ?Partially Enforced20111st
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 ?88%201325th
Governments promote complementary feeding?No201044th
Access to drinking water ?74.59999999999999%201223rd
Access to sanitation?16.8%201238th
Skilled birth attendance ?79.3%200734th
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak201433rd
National nutrition policy, plan or strategy?Yes20121st
Multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder coord. mechanism?Yes20141st
Time bound nutrition targets?Yes20131st
National nutrition survey ?Yes20141st
Laws Score Year NCI rank of 45
Enshrine ICBMS in domestic law ?Voluntary Adoption201437th