Data Analyst

World Food Programme – Bissau – EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Number: WFP/VA/EXTERNAL/INTERNSHIP/01/2021 (Female Candidates are encouraged to apply) The United Nations World Food Programme in Guinea-Bissau is looking for the services of a Intern for supporting Vulnerability, Food security and Nutrition data analysis within the Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) and Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) Team. Job Title: Data Analyst Duty Station: Bissau (Internship will be done remotely) Type of Contract: Internship Position Level: n/a Duration: 3 months Entry on Duty Date: May 17, 2021 Country context Guinea-Bissau is a low-income and food-deficit country, ranking 178 out of 189 countries in the 2019 HDI. Forty-seven years of political instability have deeply constrained socioeconomic and human development. Poverty impacts women more than men, reflecting gender inequalities in access to education, land and credit. Vulnerabilities were further impacted by COVID-19, exacerbating institutional weaknesses, inadequate public services, lack of safety nets and overreliance on cashew nut exports. General elections in 2014 marked a return to constitutional order after the 2012 coup d'état. The country successfully held legislative and presidential elections in 2019, though a legal dispute ensued over the presidential election results initially announced by the National Electoral Commission. In February, before a final ruling by the Supreme Court, the previously announced winner proclaimed himself President, dismissed the Government and appointed a Prime Minister, prompting a political crisis. In September, the Supreme Court's dismissal of the electoral litigation case brought to an end the legal dispute over the Presidency. Although Parliament approved the current Government's programme and the 2020 State Budget, political tensions persist amid a contentious constitutional reform and the exclusion of the main political party from Government. The human rights situation also… – Estágio – Horário completo

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