Key data for Uganda

NCI17th HRCI29th HANCI22nd
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: 33.7% Wasting: 4.8% Proportion of population underweight: 14.1% Source: Sudan Household Health Survey (2010)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?3.2%201331st
Government spending on health ?10.2%201225th
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Strong20131st
Access to agri. extension services ?Strong201315th
Civil registration of live births ?29.9%201137th
Status of safety nets?Rudimentary201412th
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 ?No201130th
Constitutional right to social security?Yes20061st

Nutrition Commitment Index (NCI)

Public Spending Score Year NCI rank of 45
Nutrition budget ?No201420th
Policies Score Year NCI rank of 45
Vitamin A coverage ?65%201334th
Governments promote complementary feeding?Yes20121st
Access to drinking water ?74.8%201222nd
Access to sanitation?33.9%201224th
Skilled birth attendance ?93.3%201117th
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak201324th
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