Key data for Yemen

NCI33rd HRCI43rd HANCI42nd
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: 46.6% Wasting: 13.3% Proportion of population underweight: 35.5% Source: MICS (2010)

Hunger Reduction Commitment Index (HRCI)

Public Spending Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Government spending on agriculture ?1.1%200742nd
Government spending on health ?4%201244th
Policies Score Year HRCI rank of 45
Security of access to land?Strong20132nd
Access to agri. extension services ?Strong201315th
Civil registration of live births ?17.1%201242nd
Status of safety nets?Non-Existent201436th
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?No200631st

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 ?87%201326th
Governments promote complementary feeding?No201044th
Access to drinking water ?54.9%201237th
Access to sanitation?53.3%201214th
Skilled birth attendance ?64.8%201240th
Extent of nutrition features in national dev. policies/strategies?Weak201332nd
National nutrition policy, plan or strategy?Yes20141st
Multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder coord. mechanism?Yes20141st
Time bound nutrition targets?No201237th
National nutrition survey ?No201334th
Laws Score Year NCI rank of 45
Enshrine ICBMS in domestic law ?Fully enshrined20141st