No Experience Community Nutrition Intern Jobs – International Potato Center (CIP)

No Experience Community Nutrition Intern Jobs – International Potato Center (CIP)

Job Title:             Community Nutrition Intern

Organization:  International Potato Center (CIP)

Duty Station:   Uganda

About US:

The International Potato Center (CIP) was founded in 1971 as a research-for-development organization with a focus on potato, sweetpotato and andean roots and tubers. It delivers innovative science-based solutions to enhance access to affordable nutritious food, foster inclusive sustainable business and employment growth, and drive the climate resilience of root and tuber agri-food systems. Headquartered in Lima, Peru, CIP has a research presence in more than 20 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

CIP is a CGIAR research center, a global research partnership for a food-secure future. CGIAR science is dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources and ecosystem services. Its research is carried out by 15 CGIAR centers in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations and the private sector.

Job Summary: The Community Nutrition Intern will be responsible  for a Scaling up program “Development and Delivery of Biofortified Crops at Scale (DDBIO)” in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Dedicate his/her time working in districts linked to the OFSP seed and root value chain and work with the respective district, national governments and other development partners to promote nutrition sensitive agriculture and biofortification in Uganda.
  • Assist the CIP Nutrition Scientist to coordinate nutrition sensitive agriculture activities around biofortified orange-fleshed sweetpotato in selected districts.
  • Assist in designing, overseeing implementation of nutrition education, communication and behavior change activities in the OFSP value chains.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree in any of the following: – Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology, Bachelor of science in nutrition, Bachelor of science in agriculture
  • Knowledge on community nutrition especially on the use of MYCAN in nutritional training is an added advantage

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

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And submit your cover letter and a CV demonstrating relevant expertise.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CIP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview meeting, processing or training). CIP also does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

Deadline: 3rd March 2020

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