food systems

Earth Day: An Urgent Call for Climate Change Adaptation Investment

Nuru Recognizes Earth Day 2023 The Earth Day 2023 theme is “Invest in Our Planet.” Nuru is honored to stand with a growing network of partners around the globe to recognize Earth Day 2023 and to reaffirm our commitment to invest in our planet today and every day. As a 1% for the Planet Nonprofit,

Nuru Collective Gathers for Annual Virtual Summit

The Nuru Collective came together once again for its annual virtual summit on January 23-24, 2023. This event brought together over fifty collective team members from around the world for a time of reflection, celebration, and planning for the year ahead.   During the Nuru Collective Summit, each locally-led organization shared their successes, their challenges, and

Nuru Named 2023 Zayed Sustainability Prize Finalist

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 28, 2022 Contact: Tacy Layne | Washington, D.C. – Nuru International is honored to be named a 2023 Zayed Sustainability Prize finalist in the Food category. Named to honor the legacy of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Zayed Sustainability Prize recognizes excellence in sustainability and is the United

Hidota Union Supports Farmer Resilience and Food Security

Nuru Ethiopia established Hidota Union in July 2016. Hidota brings together farmer cooperatives and their smallholder farmer members with the goal of giving them a voice within the local food system and ensuring they have the resources needed to thrive. Since 2016, Hidota has more than tripled its membership, now serving more than 11,000 smallholder

Nuru Recognizes World Food Day and Local Leaders at the Heart of Food Systems

Today is World Food Day,  a day set aside by the United Nations to acknowledge the vital importance and the undeniable fragility of food systems around the world. Nuru is among many organizations and businesses that are reflecting on the world’s complex relationship with food, water, and soil.    COVID-19 And Impacted Food Systems The advent