Multisectoral Approaches to Improving Nutrition: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Given the range of drivers of nutrition—spanning multiple sectors of agriculture, social protection, health, WASH, and education—tackling undernutrition demands a multisectoral response. Closer collaboration between WASH, nutrition and agriculture colleagues can help address a major source of disease-causing pathogens in some contexts. This report explains why WASH is important for nutrition and outlines practical steps for making the WASH sector more nutrition-sensitive.

World Bank, February 2016