GAIN
Non-governmental Organization based in Switzerland

All Updates

41 entries found
25 Jun 2015 description

It’s a busy Monday morning in the market town of Luanda, near Lake Victoria in Kenya, and shoppers are crowding around the many stalls selling tomatoes, onions and other vegetables. Over at the fish stall, however, business is slow. The tilapia on sale there are large and fresh, but they sell for 200 Kenyan shillings (£1.50). That’s a lot of money in an area where a day labourer might earn 400 shillings.

17 Jun 2015 description

Africa has been named the ‘mobile continent’. An often cited example of development leapfrogging, countries have gone from no telephones to cell phones, skipping the need for investment in landlines altogether. And innovation has not stopped there. A wide array of services, offered through mobile platforms, have popped up to meet consumer demand.

03 Jun 2015 description

“Germany will be working to ensure that the G7 summit at Schloss Elmau sends a strong signal for the fight against hunger and for food and nutrition security.” This statement was made by Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, at the presentation of the Global Nutrition Report. The event was co-hosted by the BMZ, CARE Germany-Luxembourg and GAIN.

29 May 2015 description

here’s a lot that entrepreneurs in the nutrition sector can learn from each other, but it’s not always easy to find out who’s doing what.

GAIN’s Community of Practice (CoP) helps entrepreneurs, investors and organisations working in agriculture and nutrition to share experiences, network, and find out about market opportunities that could improve the quality and accessibility of nutritious foods.

Jobs

4 entries found
16 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 17 Mar 2017 Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

The Country Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of GAIN’s strategy in Ethiopia, including the identification of GAIN’s niche in country, ensuring that GAIN plays a catalytic role in engaging government, donors, NGOs and business partners around strategies to end malnutrition and for in-country resource mobilization efforts.

14 Feb 2017 description
job Closing date: 15 Mar 2017 Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

GAIN is looking for a well-seasoned Project Manager to support implementing GAIN’s activities under the Seeds of Prosperity Program, funded by Unilever, The Sustainable Trade Initiative IDH and the Dutch government. The Seeds of Prosperity aims to improve the nutritional status of cash crop farmer families, both smallholders and estate workers, by improving dietary diversity, supplemental food sources and handwashing.

30 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 Feb 2017 Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

GAIN is seeking an exceptional leader for the role of Country Director Kenya.

30 Jan 2017 description
job Closing date: 28 Feb 2017 Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition

GAIN is seeking an exceptional leader for the role of Country Director Nigeria.