Mrs. Britta Schumacher

Senior Regional Nutrition Advisor
World Food Programme

Britta Schumacher has recently joined World Food Programme’s (WFP) Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific from its headquarters in Rome, where she worked for four years in the Nutrition Division on policy and program matters in relation to humanitarian and development contexts and with a strong focus on inter-agency collaboration and partnerships.

Britta served with WFP for seventeen years in various functions and locations including Bangladesh, the Regional Bureau for West and Central Africa in Senegal, and Guinea/Conakry. Prior to joining WFP, Britta worked with GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer International Zusammenarbeit), academia and NGOs in the areas of food security, nutrition, HIV/AIDS and reproductive health. Britta is a German national with a Master of Science in Nutrition and Home Economics from Justus Liebig University of Giessen, Germany.

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