Senegal: Fighting Malnutrition and Stunting with a Multi-Sectoral Approach

Malnutrition was highly prevalent in Senegal at the start of the millennium when stunting affected as many as 30% of children under five. In response, the Government of Senegal, with support from IDA -- the World Bank’s fund for the poorest and other partners, shifted its approach on nutrition to a community-based holistic strategy.