Country government

Mauritania

Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment

Reported progress

Assessment

Impact commitments
London 2013

1. Reduce by at least 40% stunting among children under age 5.

2. Reduce wasting to 5%.

3. 50% increase in exclusive breastfeeding during the first 6 months of life.

Reported progress

1. 19.6% stunting compared to 20.6% in 2013.

2. 11.2% compared to 13.1% in 2013.

3. 41% exclusive breastfeeding.

Assessment
Off course
Basis of assessment

Fewer than half of the individual commitment components are assessed to be on course

Policy commitments
London 2013

1. Finalize the sectoral action plan for nutrition (PAIN), which defines the specific nutritional interventions.

2. Strengthen the resilience of our communities dealing with cyclical crises of food and nutrition insecurity.

3. Define costs in PAIN document as an advocacy tool to increase the share of the state budget allocated to nutrition and contribute to increase investment in the field of nutrition.

Reported progress

1. Done: National Multisectoral Nutrition Strategic Plan 2016-2025.

2. Ongoing: interventions to strengthen the most vulnerable communities' resilience.

3. Ongoing: US$76 million needed for nutrition-specific interventions.

Assessment
On course
Basis of assessment

At least half of the individual commitment components are assessed to be on course