Intern, Innovation - Supply Chains for Nutritious Food

Denmark, Copenhagen
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The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is pleased to be recruiting for a student who is willing to work as Intern for 15 hours per week to support the delivery of the innovation “Project Disrupt” portfolio of activities. The role will be based from Copenhagen, Denmark.

About GAIN

GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.

About the role

The Intern will be supporting the creation of inputs for a web-based “Innovation for Nutrition Catalogue” and s/he will be providing description of concrete solutions for the top-ranked innovation “solar dryers”. This innovation category will be the focus of the pilot phase of the Innovation for Nutrition Catalogue. Role specifics include; 

  • Conduct a mapping of existing specific solutions of solar dryers
  • Identify potential users of the catalogue and consult these to define requirement for success for the catalogue – focus on which type of information is of value
  • Create a categories/parameter on how to describe the various solar dryer solutions based on input from the user/stakeholders
  • Engage with GAIN staff in countries where we have already worked with solar dryers: Nigeria and Tanzania, and collaborate to Ethiopian office and local consultant hired to initiate new project in Ethiopia on solar drying of papaya

About you

You should be a self-starter able to show initiative and prioritize your workload with a commitment to quality and accuracy. You should also be knowledgeable of processing technology with drying and /or solar energy and possess some experience with international development, particularly food systems, agriculture, food processing, nutrition and other similar topics.

For more information please see the attached job description. To apply, click the "apply now" link.

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued.  We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.

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Closing Date
26 Jan 2020

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