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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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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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Nuru International Selected as One of 2018’s Best Nonprofits to Work For!

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On April 1, 2018 Nuru International was selected as one of 2018’s Best Nonprofits to Work For and was recognized in The NonProfit Times. This is Nuru’s first time participating…


Nuru Kenya Country Director Receives Acumen Fellowship

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Isebania, Kenya—Pauline Wambeti, Nuru Kenya’s Country Director has been eagerly awaiting the announcement of some big news on the leadership development front. She is one of less than a dozen…

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