Category: Rural Livelihoods

Nuru Nigeria Hosts Green Field Day to Share Farming Practices

Nuru Nigeria is unlocking the potential of rural farmers in northern Adamawa communities. Nuru trains smallholder farmers through activities focused on improved agricultural…

Nuru Ethiopia Partners with AMEA Network to Serve Farmer Organizations

Local partnerships that support locally-led solutions are a vital part of Nuru’s community climate resilience strategy. These partnerships support agribusiness professionalism among farmer…

Farmer Climate Adaptation Through Better Weather Information

The Nuru Collective partners with ignitia weather service in Nigeria and Burkina Faso in 2022 Farmers face more risk and uncertainty than nearly…

Farmer Organizations in Kenya Transform Communities

We started this series on farmer organizations by providing an overview of the Nuru model, outlining the crucial role that local organizations play…

Nuru Nigeria Marks Major Milestone with $2M USAID Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2, 2021  Contact: Kellyn Lovell | info@nuruinternational.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – After many months of co-creation and adaptive learning, Nuru…

Celebrating International Women’s Day Every Day in Nigeria

It’s International Women’s Day! At Nuru Nigeria, we celebrate by putting women front and center of our programs, not just today, but every…

Transforming Rural Economies Through Professional Farmer Organizations

At Nuru, a firm belief remains constant: the best way to cultivate lasting meaningful choices is from within the community, within the household,…

Nuru Nigeria Sprouts Hope Despite Hard Harvest Year

It’s harvest time in northern Adamawa State. During this time of year, farmers are busy. Farmers have intricately planned harvest and post-harvest activities,…

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…

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…