Key data for Peru

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: 18.4% Wasting: 0.6% Proportion of population underweight: 3.5% Source: DHS and MICS (2012)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?1.2%201141st
Government spending on health ?18.3%20124th
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Strong20135th
Access to agri. extension services ?Moderate201324th
Civil registration of live births ?95.59999999999999%20122nd
Status of safety nets?Rudimentary20146th
Laws Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Constitutional right to food ?Moderate20118th
Women’s access to agricultural land?In Law, not in Practice20144th
Women’s Economic rights ?Not Enforced20115th
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 ?3.1%201244th
Governments promote complementary feeding?Yes20121st
Access to drinking water ?86.8%201212th
Access to sanitation?73.09999999999999%20127th
Skilled birth attendance ?96%20128th
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak201323rd
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 ?Fully enshrined20141st