Category: Agriculture

This brand new partnership is helping farmers like Eunice

Eunice is nearing her 60th birthday. Though now a widow, she is proud to be mother to 10 children and grandmother to over…

Nuru Ethiopia introduces Hidota Union, run exclusively by farmer members

In July 2016, Nuru Ethiopia celebrated with the community as smallholder farmers passed a key milestone: successfully facilitating the formation of the Hidota…

Nuru is ‘the best organization to explore my abilities to help farmers’ says Berhanu Gumara

In 2016, Nuru Ethiopia expanded its Agriculture Program to two new kebeles in Kucha, a region north of Boreda where Nuru Ethiopia has…

Two farmers share great expectations for 2016 long rains season

The 2016 long rains season has begun with great expectation. Farmers in Kuria, southwest Kenya, are excited about the season. Eunice Maroa has…

Improving agricultural value chains through farmer cooperatives

Improving the financial and food security of small scale farmers in Kenya requires addressing the links that do not function well along a…

Overcoming drought, Nuru Ethiopia cooperatives launch 2016 planting season

After a tough year of drought in 2015, Nuru Ethiopia Agriculture, in partnership with farmer-owned, farmer-run cooperatives, is offering a comprehensive loan package…

Farmers profit from selling maize through Nuru Kenya Market Linkage Program

Improving income and food security for small-scale maize farmers in Kenya requires addressing challenges along the entire value chain–from planting all the way…

Nuru Kenya market linkage offers fair prices to farmers

In the 2015 long rains harvest season, Nuru Kenya piloted an approach of linking farmers to reliable markets where they can commercialize their…

Bountiful bean harvest: Mama Hellen’s story

Mama Hellen Boke Monanka is a hard working farmer in Kuria, southwest Kenya. At 43, she’s married and a mother to six. She…

Planting Maize, Beans, Wheat and Teff in Ethiopia

In 2015, the Nuru Ethiopia Agriculture Program is working with farmers for the production of maize, beans, wheat and teff. These cereal and…