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Read the latest updates on our programs, successes, and challenges

A New Chapter For Nuru

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 30, 2020 Contact: Billy Williams | info@nuruinternational.org WASHINGTON, D.C.–– Twelve years ago, the idea of Nuru was launched in…

Permagarden Training in Nigeria Cultivates Hope Among Rural Farmer Families

Permagarden training, a program Nuru Nigeria offers their farmer association members to increase household nutrition in northeast Nigeria, is launching for the second…

Nuru’s Digital Development Strategy and the AMEA AgTech Guide

Digital Development at Nuru Nuru has demonstrated success in developing resilient, locally-led organizations in rural areas of Kenya and Ethiopia as outlined in…

Nuru Kenya Celebrates Challenges at Humentum Africa

On June 2, Nuru Kenya and Nuru Social Enterprises presented virtually for Humentum Africa. Humentum brings together international relief and development organizations to…

Nuru Nigeria Successfully Distributes Crop Packages During Challenging Season

The following update comes from the Nuru Nigeria Team Leader: The first half of 2020 has been a fantastic series of tangible outcomes…

COVID-19, Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Nuru’s Response

As global coronavirus cases continue to rise and tense economic debates fill the news and social media echo-chambers I would like to thank…

Hope in Uncertain Times

Hope. I have been reflecting a lot lately on how absent this word has been from people’s mouths in recent days. The darkness of…

Nuru Highlighted in USAID-Funded Research Collaboration

The 2015 exit of Nuru International staff from Migori County, Kenya, was recently featured as a case study in the USAID-funded collaborative research…

Desert Locusts: How will farmers be impacted?

The Desert Locust The most expansive outbreak of desert locusts in decades is currently migrating across the Horn of Africa and reaching north…

On-farm Livelihood Diversification for Rural Ethiopia

Workenesh Nekeri is a Nuru woman farmer, mother, and a member of Shambara Primary Cooperative in SNNPR, Ethiopia. She and her husband became…