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. Nutrition units with budget lines have been established in the Ministries of Education, Water and Environment, Food and Agriculture and Fisheries for nutrition programming.

2. The Nutrition Department in Ministry of Public Health and Population (MOPHP) has been upgraded to Directorate General (DG) to include new nutrition-related departments with new expanded budget lines.

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. A Multisectoral Nutrition Action Plan and Advocacy Strategy Action Plan are in place.

2. Yemens Nutrition Common Results Framework is in place.

3. Yemen is participating in the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movements annual budget analysis exercise, which publishes Yemens country profile on the SUN Movement website.

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. The new nutrition units in the ministries (and the upgrade of Nutrition DG in MOPHP) increase the human resources for nutrition by at least 20% in Yemen.

2. The Multisectoral Nutrition Action Plan is accompanied by an M&E Plan.

3. An information system (MAP-Yemen) has been launched to present the nutrition projects and indicators.

Assessment
On course
Basis of assessment

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