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New Models to End Extreme Poverty

From combat operations in Iraq to Stanford Business School to rural Ethiopia, Jake Harriman traces his personal path toward sustainable solutions to poverty in this podcast.

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How local can you get?

Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar explores localization of international development by comparing and contrasting Nuru International and the Millennium Villages Project.

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Linking Extreme Poverty and Global Terrorism

Jake Harriman shares why founding Nuru was the path he took when he was awakened to the link between lack of choice and global insecurity.

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Nuru Highlighted in USAID-Funded Research Collaboration

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The 2015 exit of Nuru International staff from Migori County, Kenya, was recently featured as a case study in the USAID-funded collaborative research project, “Stopping As Success: Transitioning to Locally…

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Desert Locusts: How will farmers be impacted?

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The Desert Locust The most expansive outbreak of desert locusts in decades is currently migrating across the Horn of Africa and reaching north into South Sudan and south into Tanzania….

Nuru International Applauds the Passage of Global Fragility Act

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2019 CONTACT Billy Williams | Washington, DC–Nuru International celebrates the passage of the bipartisan Global Fragility Act (GFA), included in the Fiscal Year 2020…

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