Mauritania scores 4.8/10 and is on track in implementing the Malabo Declaration on Agriculture transformation in Africa.

Highlights of the 5 key areas of strong performance of the country

for CAADP Process Completion.
for evidence-based policies, supportive institutions and corresponding
human resources.
of public agriculture expenditure as a share of total public expenditure.
of the population is undernourished.
62 out of 100
as trade facilitation Index (TFI).

Highlights of the 5 key areas that require the country's attention

of men and women engaged in agriculture having access to financial services.
of fertilizer consumption per hectare of arable land lower than the
recommended 50 kg/ha.
annual growth of the agriculture value added (agricultural GDP).
of agriculture land under sustainable land management practices.
of total agricultural research spending as a share of agriculture GDP.
  • Mauritania should put in place strategies and measures to increase access to financial services for men and women engaged in agriculture.
  • The country should increase access to agricultural advisory services, and invest more agricultural research and development activities.
  • The country should increase fertilizer consumption (kilogram of nutrients per hectare of arable land), as well as the share of agriculture land under sustainable land management practices.


Overall country score: 4.81

2017 Country Scorecard for implementing Malabo Declaration

Malabo Commitments Areas (T) Commitments Categories (C)
No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress No. Item Score Mimimum Score progress
1Re-committing to CAADP Process7.023.33On Track
1Completing National CAADP Process7.143.33On Track
2Establishing CAADP based Cooperation, Partnership & Alliance6.793.33On Track
3Establishing CAADP based Policy & Institutional Review/ Setting/ Support7.133.33On Track
2Enhancing Investment Finance in Agriculture3.356.67Not on Track
1Public Expenditure in Agriculture6.2610.00Not on Track
2Enhancing access to finance0.443.33Not on Track
3Ending Hunger by 20252.893.71Not on Track
1Access to Agriculture inputs and technologies5.555.53On Track
2Doubling agricultural Productivity0.161.00Not on Track
3Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss1.581.00On Track
4Strengthening Social Protection3.1810.00Not on Track
5Improving Food security and Nutrition3.981.00On Track
4Halving Poverty through Agriculture by 20256.792.06On Track
1Sustaining Agricultural GDP for Poverty Reduction0.003.25Not on Track
2Creating job for Youth in agricultural value chains10.001.00On Track
3Women participation in Agri-business9.173.00On Track
4Establishing Inclusive PPPs for commodity value chains8.001.00On Track
5Boosting Intra-African Trade in Agriculture Commodities4.451On Track
1Tripling Intra-African Trade for agriculture commodities and services0.801.00Not on Track
2Establishing Intra-African Trade Policies and institutional conditions8.101.00On Track
6Enhancing Resilience to Climate Variability4.156Not on Track
1Ensuring Resilience to climate related risks1.212.00Not on Track
2Investment in resilience building7.0810.00Not on Track
7Mutual Accountability for Actions and Results4.84.78On Track
1Increasing country capacity for evidence based planning, impl. and M&E0.001.00Not on Track
2Fostering Peer Review and Mutual Accountability5.283.33On Track
3Conducting a Biennial Agriculture Review Process9.1110.00Not on Track