cover image: COUNTRY DASHBOARD 2018 Niger Niger



30 Apr 2019

It identifies SUN MOVEMENT a wide range of desired results and associated indicators of progress across eight THEORY OF CHANGE domains in which the SUN Movement seeks to catalyze change and deliver nutrition impact. [...] Based on the data, Niger is progressing with strong performance Joined the SUN Movement in 2011 in the enabling environment (especially the inclusion of nutrition targets in national plans Population 21,477,000 and integration of both under- and over-nutrition in development policies) and legislation (UNPD 2017) for nutrition, as well as some progress in intervention coverage. [...] However, more could be Income class Low income done on finance for nutrition (national budget data gaps), the underlying drivers (World Bank 2018) (especially WASH and all gender-specific indicators) and the promotion of IYCF and Humanitarian risk class Very High dietary intake behaviours to address the excessive burden of malnutrition among (INFORM 2019) children and women, including very high le. [...] Niger Enabling Environment As stakeholders from different sectors come together to build an enabling environment for improving nutrition, it results in a multi-stakeholder platform, functioning networks of nutrition actors, progress in the SUN Movement processes, integration of nutrition in development plans and improved nutrition information systems. [...] INDICATOR SCORE DATA SOURCE SUN MEDIAN Bringing people together 1.1 Existence of a Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MSP) Yes JAA 2018 Yes 1.2 Number of networks (UN, business, donor, civil society) 3 JAA 2018 3 A) UN Network Functionality Index (out of 6) No data UNN 2018 5 B) SUN Business Network Functionality Index (out of 5) 1.3 SBN 2018 0 C) SUN Civil Society Network Functionality Index (out of 6).
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