May 8, 2014 /
Jon Sawyer, Kem Knapp Sawyer
Talks focus on Pulitzer Center's mission and its efforts at supporting journalists worldwide to explore systemic crises and engage diverse audiences.
October 20, 2014 /
Karim Chrobog, Lynn Hicks
How wasteful are we when it comes to our food? What is the China doing to feed its hungry and what role is the U.S. playing?
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
"Locally grown," can be a hard sell when the Chinese government admits that nearly 20 percent of the nation's soils are polluted.
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
In the wake of scandals involving tainted milk, Chinese officials are pushing for U.S.-size dairy farms with thousands of cows. But consolidation has costs.
October 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
As millions of Chinese migrate to cities for jobs and labor becomes scarce, many smallholder farmers are deciding to rent their land to larger growers or pay others to plant and harvest their crops.
October 14, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese agriculture, long dominated by lawn-sized plots of land harvested by hand, is rapidly growing larger. These big dreams mean big opportunities for U.S. and Iowa agribusinesses.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Corn — not rice or wheat — is the largest crop in China, and the country has a glut of the grain now. But more corn doesn't equal more food security, experts argue.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese hog farms were notoriously inefficient, unsafe and environmentally damaging. Can they change to compete with U.S. pork producers?
September 23, 2014
Gary Marcuse, Sim Chi Yin, Ian Johnson, Jon Sawyer
University of Chicago forum brings together journalists and academic specialists to assess significance cultural traditions play in meeting one of China's most significant challenges
September 5, 2014 / The New York Review of Books
Katherine Doyle
A million Chinese migrants, and billions of dollars in trade and investment, are reshaping Africa. Ian Johnson reviews Howard French's new book and the Pulitzer Center e-book by Jacob Kushner.
September 5, 2014
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
China faces huge challenges in feeding its people sustainably and safely. Iowa and U.S. agribusinesses believe they have the solutions. Are they the right ones?
September 3, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
You can lose perspective quickly amid all the signs of wealth in China. The realities for middle-class Chinese aren't as easy to see.
July 25, 2014
Lauren Shepherd, He Guangwei
He Guangwei's series on soil pollution in China has been re-posted on news sites across the globe.

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