Category: Rural Livelihoods

Rural Farmers Staying Smart in Agriculture

The first, second, third, fourth, and fifth posts in this series are an attempt to convey how Nuru’s approach to rural livelihood development…

Co-creating Local Value Chains

This post is the fifth in a six-part series on Nuru’s rural livelihoods programming and how it helps farmers and their families take…

Driving Adaptive Programming with Data Amid Fall Armyworm

In 2016, in response to the Fall Armyworm (FAW) outbreak across Africa, Nuru developed a system of mobile data collection, data visualization, and…

Localizing Training and Extension

Nuru proudly focuses on being local. Nuru’s training curricula are designed to optimize the present capabilities, opportunities and motivations of the farmers they…

Championing Behavior Change in Agriculture

Today I’d like to dive in a bit to describe how behavior change plays a role in our work. Impact begins with behavior…

Nuru Keeps the Culture in Livelihoods: Smart Farming

Feed grasses, beans, maize, goat and sheep fattening, and dairy are just a few of the activities that are part of a Nuru…

Nuru Kenya Dairy Commercialization for Farmers

Dairy Diversification from Feed to Market for Farmers The Nuru Kenya (NK) rural livelihoods team is leading a “feed to market” effort that…