Key data for Sierra Leone

NCI25th HRCI26th HANCI26th
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: 37.9% Wasting: 9.4% Proportion of population underweight: 18.1% Source: National Nutrition Survey (2013)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?6.2%201316th
Government spending on health ?12.3%201215th
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Moderate201336th
Access to agri. extension services ?Strong201315th
Civil registration of live births ?78%201012th
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 Practice201441st
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 ?99%20131st
Governments promote complementary feeding?Yes20141st
Access to drinking water ?60.1%201234th
Access to sanitation?13%201242nd
Skilled birth attendance ?97.09999999999999%20135th
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak201410th
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 ?Not Enshrined in Law201438th