Country government

Liberia

Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment to 2020

Reported progress

Assessment

Financial commitments
London 2013

1. Government support to Nutrition Program ($3 million).

2. Multi-stakeholder strategy and costed workplan.

Reported progress

1. Commitment not allocated

2. This process is in the planning stages, sectors strategies remain fragmented.

Assessment
Off course
Basis of assessment

No financial commitment has been allocated and no plan has been finalized.

Impact commitments
New commitment - added in 2015

Reduce Stunting from 42% (CFSNS 2010) to 35%

Reported progress

The Pro Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development (PAPD) which is the new national plan goal is to reduce stunting from 32% to 22% by 2023.

Assessment
Not clear
Basis of assessment

New goal reported, no report regarding previous commitment

Policy commitments
London 2013

1. Nutrition-sensitive and cost-effective interventions for nutrition programming, essential nutrition actions (ENA) in 10 counties.

2. Appointment of a national focal person and secretariat for SUN.

3. Complete National Strategy for Food Security and Nutrition Programs.

4. Establish a civil society platform.

5. Establish Donor Convener Platform.

Reported progress

1. ENA in all 15 counties.

2. Appointment of SUN government focal point completed October 2018.

3. National Nutrition Policy 2019-2014 completed and validated.

4. Platform established 2016 and is called SUN-Civil Society Alliance Liberia.

5. Donor platform not formally established/organized.

Assessment
On course
Basis of assessment

All policy commitments have been reached or exceeded.

Program commitments
New commitment - added in 2017

1. 19 hospitals with Inpatient Facility (IPF) to treat malnutrition with medical complication (readjusted after the sector review).

2. New commitment added in 2017: Targeted 91% Cure rate of children admitted in IPF.

3. New commitment added in 2017: 127 health facilities providing outpatient treatment services following EPHS principles

4. New commitment added in 2017: Biannual vitamin A and deworming campaign integrated with immunization campaigns

Reported progress

1. There are now 20 IPF and 221 OTP nationwide.

2. Cure rate target met and sustaining above 90%.

3. This is ongoing with emphasis in strengthened supply chain in those facilities.

4. The biannual is campaign ongoing.

Assessment
On course
Basis of assessment

Commitments have either been met and sustained or are ongoing.