Multisectoral approaches to nutrition in Bihar, India

26 Apr 16
Topic(s): Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture, Complementary feeding
Location: India
Language(s): English, Hindi
Audience: Policy makers and legislators, Program designers and implementers
Programs: Social and behavior change

Multisectoral actions improve nutritional outcomes in several ways. They can address the immediate causes of undernutrition by improving dietary intake, and they can also address underlying causes like improved sanitation, hygiene, and women’s education. When government nutrition policies and strategies are clarified across all sectors, the potential for greater impact and scale is tremendous.