The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is driven by the vision of a world without malnutrition.
GAIN is a Swiss based international organization that mobilizes public-private partnerships and provides financial and technical support to deliver nutritious foods to those people most at risk of malnutrition.
The organization is delivering improved nutrition to an estimated 700 million people in more than 30 countries, half of whom are women and children.
GAIN fights malnutrition through innovative and sustainable models that increase access to affordable nutritious foods among communities vulnerable to malnutrition.
In May 2018, GAIN and HarvestPlus announced a partnership to accelerate progress in improving access to essential vitamins and minerals for vulnerable people, through the commercialization of biofortified crops.
GAIN and HarvestPlus share an ambition to expand coverage of biofortified nutrient dense foods to at least 200 million consumers by 2022. The focus will be on biofortified varieties of six highly promising crops, developed by HarvestPlus and its partners.
GAIN is seeking a Senior Program Assistant to support an exciting new partnership between the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and HarvestPlus, aimed at scaling up the consumption of biofortified foods in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, Kenya and Tanzania.
The Program Assistant will provide quality administrative support, play an important role in ensuring the smooth running of the GAIN and HarvestPlus Commercialization of Biofortified Crops Program.
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The Senior Program Assistant, Commercialization of Biofortified Crops will provide administrative support for the GAIN and HarvestPlus Commercializing Biofortified Foods Program.
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