Essential micronutrient

  • Assessment
  • Implementation
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • All micronutrient interventions
  • Biochemical
  • Diet


Any micronutrient, which is needed for growth and development and the maintenance of healthy life, that is normally consumed as a constituent of food and cannot be synthesized in adequate amounts by the body.


WHO and FAO (2006). Guidelines on food fortification with micronutrients, World Health Organization.