Technical Expert Food Systems and Livelihoods


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Technical Expert Food Systems and Livelihoods

Welthungerhilfe (WHH) was established under the umbrella of the FAO (UN Food and Agriculture Organization) in 1962 and started as the German section of the "Freedom from Hunger Campaign" – one of the first global campaigns to fight hunger. Today it is one of Germany’s leading non-governmental organizations with a dual mandate in both development cooperation and emergency response. Non-profit making, non-denominational and politically independent, Welthungerhilfe works to create a world in which all people can exercise their right to a self-determined life in dignity and justice, free from hunger and poverty. To bring justice for all, WHH partners with civil society organizations in the countries where it operates and is currently partnering with over 260 national and local partners in 37 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America ( In 2022, Welthungerhilfe supported 18.8 million people with 603 projects abroad.

WHH pursues a dual mandate to ensure our actions meet the needs of the groups we work with, providing humanitarian support for short-term disaster relief as well as long-term development. To achieve sustainable food and nutrition security among the most vulnerable, these programs link our key focus areas interrelated with hunger – agriculture and environment; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); economic development; humanitarian assistance; climate change; and civil society and advocacy. Innovation helps to scale the impact.

WHH is operational in Nepal since 2004 and is currently managing various projects across nine districts under four programme thematic areas (sectors): food and nutrition security; right to food and empowerment; WASH and Disaster Risk Reduction. Our overall goal is to work hand in hand with civil society in Nepal to empower socially marginalized and economically poor citizens to reinforce their resilience and to ensure their right to adequate food and nutrition. WHH Nepal is also promoting various skills and enterprise development programs leading to Green Development. 

WHH is seeking to recruit a Technical Expert Food Systems and Livelihoods having a higher level of skills and specialization in the subject matter with the larger mandate to provide strategic support to overall thematic area, builds the capacity of the team and the partners on the ground, focuses on innovation and designs project ideas and proposals based at Kathmandu.  An ideal candidate should have a master’s degree in agriculture, food security or related field with at least 5 years of working experience on food security, agriculture, economic development and livelihoods. English and Nepali language skills are required.


Interested and qualified candidates are requested to apply online through the link by May 5, 2024. Welthungerhilfe is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women and members of marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Category Development and Project, Food Technology
Openings 1
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Position Type Full Time
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Posted Date 21 Apr, 2024
Apply Before 05 May, 2024
City Kathmandu