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New Models to End Extreme Poverty

From combat operations in Iraq to Stanford Business School to rural Ethiopia, Jake Harriman traces his personal path toward sustainable solutions to poverty in this podcast.

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How local can you get?

Devex President and Editor-in-Chief Raj Kumar explores localization of international development by comparing and contrasting Nuru International and the Millennium Villages Project.

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Linking Extreme Poverty and Global Terrorism

Jake Harriman shares why founding Nuru was the path he took when he was awakened to the link between lack of choice and global insecurity.

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Nuru International Clinches Runner Up Position at the 2018 Duty of Care Awards

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The Duty of Care Awards, created by the International SOS Foundation, promote ‘Empowering Sustainability & Resilience’, honouring leadership, foresight  and strategic innovation in protecting the global workforce. The Awards honoured…


Nuru Named a Top Growing Nonprofit by Classy

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Nuru International has just been recognized on the Classy 100, an annual list of the top 100 growing nonprofits on the Classy platform. The annual list from Classy, creator of…

Alemseged Lukas, Berhanu Gumara, Tekalign Teferi and the NE team discuss FAW characteristics in order to confirm FAW presence in Kucha Woreda, March 2018

Fighting the Fall Armyworm Outbreak in 2018

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Current state of play The Fall Armyworm (FAW) Spodoptera frugiperda began its swift expedition across Sub Saharan (S.S.) Africa in 2016. By the end of 2017 it had devastated maize…

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