December 10, 2014 /
Des Moines Register
Under Feed the Future, the Obama administration is spending more than $1 billion a year to increase food production in 19 target countries. For Ethiopia, the method is bags of nonbiotech hybrid seed.
December 4, 2014 /
In Ethiopia, evolution is not a threat to people of faith.
October 14, 2014
Journalist's advice to students: Remind yourself science is a human endeavor and personal details make good stories.
September 29, 2014
In Ethiopia new discoveries of ancient tools are raising questions as to the origins of homo sapiens—and as to our future fate.
September 25, 2014
While paleontologists push the dates of our origins back in time, agricultural scientists are trying to ensure that humans last long into the future.
September 25, 2014 /
In Ethiopia, paleontologists are pushing back the clock on humanity’s origins.
August 6, 2014 /
Drop by drop: The U.S. Agency for International Development and the United Nations are struggling to empower women farmers in Africa, but cultural and land issues make it a tough goal to achieve.
May 27, 2014
The Obama administration is spending $3.5 billion and partnering with multinational corporations to increase food production in 19 of the world's poorest countries.
May 27, 2014 /
Ethiopia is a country in a hurry—and under construction.
November 24, 2013
"Walking is falling forward." Pulitzer Center grantee Paul Salopek is following our first footsteps, on a seven-year walk around the earth. National Geographic makes the walk its cover story.