FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.
The FEWS NET Nigeria Nutrition Officer will support the following activities:
Enhanced nutrition support in northeast Nigeria with the objectives of better understanding the current nutrition and m
22 September, 2015
About USAID's Famine Early Warning Systems Network
FEWS NET, the Famine Early Warning Systems Network, is a leading provider of early warning and analysis on acute food insecurity. Created in 1985 by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) after devastating famines in East and West Africa, FEWS NET provides objective, evidence-based analysis to help government decision-makers and relief agencies plan for and respond to humanitarian crises.
Analysts and specialists in 22 field offices work with US government science agencies, national government ministries, international agencies, and NGOs to produce forward-looking reports on more than 36 of the world's most food-insecure countries. The "NET" in our name represents our vast network of partners, ranging from collaborators in data collection and analysis to consumers of our reporting. Our products, published here on our website, include:
monthly reports and maps detailing current and projected food insecurity
timely alerts on emerging or likely crises
specialized reports on weather and climate, markets and trade, agricultural production, livelihoods, nutrition, and food assistance