Better-World.dk is owned by Jan Kjær, a Danish journalist, travel consultant, photographer, and development specialist.
Before returning back to Europe I lived in Africa for six years and reported from the continent for more than 20 years.
Now in Denmark, my experience and expertise have led to, communication work and consulting for A.O. the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and NGOs like MS/ActionAid Denmark, Danish People’s Aid, Save the Children Denmark, IRCT and Danish Red Cross.
As well as, leading a communication team for the EU-mission in Tanzania in 2015 carrying out a capacity assessment of International Media Support for Danida in 2012.
From June 2017 to November 2018, I served as the chairman of “Globalnyt,” the Danish news site with a focus on less developed countries.
Prior to “Globalnyt” between 2009-2016, I was chairman of The Nairobi Club, the Danish network of development media professionals.
In 2010 my expertise a travel consultant culminated with the opportunity to write the leading Danish guidebook on Budapest and Hungary.
Traversing the globe as a consultant has taught me the following languages; English, German, French, quite a lot of Swahili – and of course Danish, my mother tongue.
Reporting from refugee crisis in Jordan 2018 and Lebanon and Iraq 2016.
Working for the organization DACAAR January to November 2018.
Presenting “Reports for the vulnerabe” for the 3F seniorklub in Glostrup Sepetmber 2018.
Finished the book “Syv fantastiske folkehjælpere” in 2017.
Reporting from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda 2017.
Reporting from Nepali earthquakes 2015 for major Danish Daily Ekstra Bladet.
Consulting for EU delegation to Tanzania January – March 2015.
Writing articles and taking photos from Kenya for Novo Nordisk June- July 2015.
Visited Philippines, Tunesia and East Africa in 2014 writing articles & shooting pictures of development activities.