Country government

Yemen

Nutrition for Growth (N4G) commitment

Reported progress

Assessment

Financial commitments
London 2013

1. Increase the resource allocation for nutrition and multi-sectoral involvement in the upcoming budgets.

2. Establish new budget lines in the Ministries of Health, Water and Environment, Food and Agriculture (including Fisheries) for nutrition programming.

Reported progress

1.1. SUN Yemen Secretariat is in communication with donors to support the implementation of the Yemen's Multi-sectoral Nutrition Action Plan (YMSNAP).

1.2. The Secretariat is also working with a task-force team from the national NGOs to mobilize resources for the implementation of YMSNAP.

2. The Secretariat is working with the sectoral teams to support including nutrition interventions and coordination mechanisms with the stakeholders, donors and national NGOs within the ministries.

Assessment
On course
Basis of assessment

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

Policy commitments
London 2013

1. Finalize national SUN plan.

2. Establish realistic targets for reducing stunting, wasting, food diversity, and food consumption.

3. Publish our spending on nutrition on the SUN movement website.

Reported progress

1. SUN Yemen Secretariat finalized the Yemen's Multi-sectoral Nutrition Action Plan (YMSNAP) in April 2020

2. The Secretariat is currently working with the UN agencies to develop the National Plan for Child Wasting (within the Global Action Plan for Child Wasting - GAP)

3. The Secretariat participated in the Budget Analysis Exercise for 2021.

Assessment
Reached commitment
Basis of assessment

Reported progress in previous Global Nutrition Reports indicates that commitment has been achieved.

Program commitments
London 2013

1. Increase human resources for nutrition by 10%–20%.

2. Develop a real-time monitoring system to monitor the outcomes.

Reported progress

1. SUN Yemen Secretariat in partnership with National NGO and funded by UNICEF implemented Risk Communication training and capacity building workshops for the governmental and business sectors on nutrition.

2. The Secretariat has finalized the requirement of the inception phase for the Yemen's Multi-sectoral Nutrition Action Plan (YMSNAP), including the M&E reporting and monitoring tools.

Assessment
On course
Basis of assessment

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