Overview

India is the second most populous country in the world with an estimated 1.2 billion people and the third largest economy by GDP. Thanks to steady economic growth over the past decade, India was classified as a (lower) middle-income country by the World Bank in 2012. However, despite economic growth and self-sufficiency in food grains production, high levels of poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition persist in India. An estimated 32.7 percent of the Indian population lives on less than US$ 1.25 per day. The country is home to a quarter of all undernourished people worldwide . Any global impact on hunger requires progress in food and nutrition security in India. 

WFP India recruiting: Private Sector Partnerships Officer

Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the position of Private Sector Partnerships Officer by clicking here before 3 September, 2014.