climate-smart agriculture

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 practices that support farming as a business. Through Nuru, farmers receive financial literacy and leadership training that cultivates well-equipped leaders. Nuru Nigeria registered and trained 3,607 smallholder farmers in Adamawa State, providing

The Effects of La Niña in East and West Africa

What is La Niña? La Niña is a weather pattern coinciding with colder than average waters in the Pacific Ocean, affecting global weather events and climate. During La Niña years (2020-2022, 2016, 2008-2009), normal weather patterns are disrupted, leading to intensified storm activity in some places and droughts in others. In North America, the Midwest,

Nuru Recognizes World Soil Day

The UN has set aside December 5 as World Soil Day “to raise awareness of the importance of maintaining healthy ecosystems and human well-being by addressing the growing challenges in soil management, fighting soil salinization, increasing soil awareness, and encouraging societies to improve soil health” (UN). Why Soil? According to Cornell University’s Comprehensive Assessment of

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