Country government

Nigeria

Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment

Reported progress

Assessment

Financial commitments
London 2013 Sustain USD10 Million Federal spent on Nutrition, establish nutrition budget line in NPHCDA, sustain SURE-P funding, in 2014 additional USD 20 Million
Reported progress

The FG released 700 million naira (US$1.7 million) for the procurement of Nutrition Commodities in 2020.

Assessment
Off course
Basis of assessment

Poor government revenue generation in COVID-19 is cited, and the disbursement of US$1.7 million in 2020 is lower than the commitment of US$10 million alongside an additional US$20 million

Impact commitments
London 2013 Reduce Stunting Baseline; 37% (DHS, 2013), Target: 28% (2019)
Reported progress

Stunting rate is 37% (Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey 2018)

Assessment
Off course
Basis of assessment

Assuming a linear rate of reduction, the stunting prevalence in 2018 (37%) is higher than the required prevalence by this stage to remain on course with the target of 28% by 2021.

Policy commitments
London 2013 National Policy on Food and Nutrition (2014-2024), Agricultural Transformation Strategy (2015-2020)
Reported progress

National Policy on Food and Nutrition was reviewed in 2016

NSPAN (National Strategic Plan of Action on Nutrition) and MIYCN (Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition Policy) reviewed

Assessment
On course
Basis of assessment

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

Program commitments
London 2013 Leverage use of mobile technology, Enforce Compliance of Fortification, Expand M&E through SMART Survey, Scaling up Nutrition Programmes
Reported progress

SMART Survey which is usually conducted yearly, was not conducted in 2020

ANRIN (Accelerating Nutrition Results in Nigeria) Programme currently being implemented in 12 States of the Country

Assessment
Off course
Basis of assessment

Reported progress states that the target will not be achieved within the original timeframe.