Tag: Nuru Ethiopia

The Nuru Collective Releases 2021 Annual Report

We are pleased to share the 2021 Nuru Collective Annual Report with you. During 2021, amid an ongoing pandemic, Nuru witnessed farmers building…

Abiy Meshesha Accepted Into CALA Advanced Leadership Program

We are excited to announce that Nuru Ethiopia Managing Director Abiy Meshesha has been accepted into the Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture…

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…

Desert Locusts: How will farmers be impacted?

The Desert Locust The most expansive outbreak of desert locusts in decades is currently migrating across the Horn of Africa and reaching north…

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…

Nuru Partners to Build Sustainable Farmer Organizations

At Nuru, a self-sustaining farmer organization is a locally-owned and maintained agribusiness, non-profit, or cooperative that is financially sustainable, managed efficiently by its…

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…

Reflections on ‘expatriate exit’ from Nuru Ethiopia in 2018

Expatriate Exit in Ethiopia Right now, the air is abuzz with opportunity in Ethiopia. Across the country there is talk of reform and…

Happy International Women’s Day: A Conversation with Feven Yimer

In honor of International Women’s Day, I recently sat down with Feven Yimer to ask her about her experience with women in development,…

The Fall Armyworm (FAW) Outbreak

The Fall Armyworm (FAW) Spodoptera frugiperda is a major economic pest of maize across the American continents from the United States to Brazil….