Key data for Niger

NCI22nd HRCI24th HANCI23rd
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: 43% Wasting: 18.7% Proportion of population underweight: 37.9% Source: DHS (2011)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?9.699999999999999%20133rd
Government spending on health ?10.3%201221st
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Moderate201336th
Access to agri. extension services ?Strong201315th
Civil registration of live births ?63.9%201220th
Status of safety nets?Non-Existent201422nd
Laws Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Constitutional right to food ?Weak201120th
Women’s access to agricultural land?In Law, not in Practice20144th
Women’s Economic rights ?Not Enforced20115th
Constitutional right to social security?No200631st

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 ?96%201317th
Governments promote complementary feeding?Yes20101st
Access to drinking water ?52.3%201240th
Access to sanitation?9%201245th
Skilled birth attendance ?82.8%201231st
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak20149th
National nutrition policy, plan or strategy?Yes20141st
Multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder coord. mechanism?Yes20141st
Time bound nutrition targets?Yes20141st
National nutrition survey ?Yes20141st
Laws Score Year NCI rank of 45
Enshrine ICBMS in domestic law ?Aspects Enshrined201421st