March 8, 2016 /
Tom Hundley, Tom Burgis
A race for the world's most coveted resource.
March 1, 2016 / Financial Times
Pilita Clark, Michael Peel
Financial Times journalists Tom Burgis, Michael Peel and Pilita Clark traveled to Ethiopia, Myanmar and Indonesia to look at disputes over the sale and ownership of land.
March 1, 2016 / Financial Times
Tom Burgis
Across the globe, investors are betting billions on land. Tom Burgis reports from Ethiopia, where a tycoon has planted a vast rice farm in soils tainted by years of conflict.
October 31, 2008 / PBS Foreign Exchange
Alex Stonehill, Sarah Stuteville, Jessica Partnow
The Water Wars portal is highlighted in a special edition of Foreign Exchange devoted entirely to global water issues.
October 14, 2008 / St. Louis Beacon
How does the Universal Declaration of Human Rights fit in when it comes to water issues?
August 15, 2008 / 1H2O
Alex Stonehill
In Kibera, a massive slum of rusty tin roofs and makeshift homes spreading out from the southwest of the city, the rain is turning the twisting dirt roads and alleyways to thick red mud.
August 6, 2008
Nathalie Applewhite
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting projects received an Honorable Mention and two Notable Entries in the annual Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism.
July 25, 2008 / Glimpse
Sarah Stuteville
The water in our house has been turned off for days and my back is absolutely killing me. I've been squirming around on our dirty couches all evening, desperately seeking a position that doesn't hurt...
July 10, 2008
Nathalie Applewhite
On July 10th, The Common Language team presented their reporting on the growing water crisis in Ethiopia and Kenya to Americans for Informed Democracy's Global Scholar Program. The course seeks to...
July 4, 2008 / BBC Focus on Africa Magazine
Ernest Waititu
In a small shack made of iron sheets and pieces of clothing in the slums of Addis Ababa live the Alemu family - Abiy, Marasit Bishaw, and the couple's three-year-old son and 25-day-old baby daughte
June 25, 2008 / Frontline
Alex Stonehill, Sarah Stuteville, Jessica Partnow, Ernest Waititu
Frontline World is featuring the Pulitzer Center-sponsored reporting from the Common Language Project as part of a feature highlighting the human consequences of climate change.
June 25, 2008 / Frontline
Ernest Waititu
A series of multimedia reports show how water stress across the horn of Africa is fueling conflict and threatening ancient ways of life.
June 25, 2008 / Untold Stories