Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment
Commits to addressing the challenge of tackling undernutrition: Nutrition is a mainstream objective of the newly adopted intervention strategic framework of the Agence Française de Développement on food security in Africa south of the Sahara (2013–2016). France puts emphasis on nutrition programs in the framework of its food assistance (up to 50% of the allocated amount). France decided in 2013 to allocate a share of the revenues of its tax on international transactions to improve child health in the Sahel, including the financing of nutrition-related healthcare.
Nutrition is now one of the 5 priority objectives of the French international Strategy for food security, nutrition and sustainable agriculture (2019-2024), launched in Oct. 2019. This Strategy was reflected in subsequent strategic regional documents of Agence Française de Développement.
In 2019, 43% of the programs financed in the framework of food assistance included nutrition objectives. In 2020, 34% of the programs financed in the framework of food assistance included nutrition objectives.
At least half of the individual commitment components appear to be on course