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Micronutrient Initiative (Nutrition International)

Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment

Reported progress

Assessment

Financial commitments
London 2013

Nutrition-specific total (US$): 9,337,068

The Micronutrient Initiative’s (MI) strategic plan (2013-2018) commits MI to advancing integrated, innovative and sustainable solutions to reduce vitamin and mineral deficiencies with the goal of reaching hundreds of millions of women, new-borns and children every year. At the 2013 Nutrition for Growth conference, MI pledged CAD $10 million in private sector (philanthropic, corporate, etc.) funding to nutrition programs, with an emphasis on zinc supplementation.

Reported progress

NI mobilizated and disbursed 12.1M CAD (9.6 Million USD) for FY13-FY19 from private and philanthropic sector with an emphasis on Zinc. The funding for each year is as follows: 2013: $3,644,035; 2014: $3,032,152; 2015: $2,597,282; 2016: $1,584,466; 2017: $485,778; 2018: $490,411; 2019: $347,519

Assessment
Reached commitment
Basis of assessment

Reported progress shows the commitment has been reached

Non-financial commitments
London 2013

1. Act as secretariat for the New Micronutrient Forum in June 2014.

2. Protect 50,000 children under age 5 from stunting.

Reported progress

1. NI acted as the secretariat for the Micronutrien Forum from 2014-2018

B. Between 2013-2020, NI averted 5,048,000 cases of stunting through vitamin a supplementation. The results per year are as follows: 2013: 670,000; 2014: 600,000; 2015: 720,000; 2016: 630,000; 2017:650,000; 2018: 630,000; 2019: 719,000; 2020:429,000

Assessment
Reached commitment
Basis of assessment

Reported progress shows the commitment has been reached