December 23, 2012 /
Meghan Dhaliwal, Caroline D'Angelo
The Pulitzer Center staff share their favorite photos from 2012.
July 17, 2012 / The Ecologist
Bobby Bascomb
Africa hopes to halt the encroachment of the Sahara with a 4,300-mile wall of trees stretching from Senegal to Djibouti.
June 18, 2012 / Untold Stories
Bobby Bascomb
The Senegalese Sahel is home to the nomadic Peuhl herders who have witnessed the impact of climate change on their ecosystem. They're looking to the Great Green Wall to slow desertification.
May 7, 2012
Bobby Bascomb
Pulitzer Center grantee Bobby Bascomb visited Senegal to look at the progress of Africa's Great Green Wall, a project aimed at slowing the desertification of the Sahel region.
April 4, 2012 / Untold Stories
Ricci Shryock
Protest songs by Senegalese rappers have become the unofficial soundtrack of the opposition movement, uniting demonstrators seeking to oust President Abdoulaye Wade.
April 4, 2012 / Upfront Africa
Ricci Shryock
Hip Hop is playing an important role in Senegal's democratic process—which rapper Red Black makes clear with his song "Na Dem."
March 31, 2012 / Living on Earth
Bobby Bascomb
Attempts to record goat sounds led Living on Earth's Bobby Bascomb to be invited to tea and dinner with a Peuhl family.
March 31, 2012 / Living on Earth
Bobby Bascomb
Is the great green wall of trees Africa's answer to the advancing Sahara desert?
March 23, 2012
Tom Hundley
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Liberia and Senegal.
March 21, 2012 / Living on Earth
Bobby Bascomb
For Senegal's Great Green Wall to be a success the government first had to get support from communities living in the region.
March 20, 2012 / Untold Stories
Ricci Shryock
Senegal rappers and other musicians are leading a movement for political and social change. One of their goals is to defeat President Abdoulaye Wade's bid for an unconstitutional third term.
Image by Jake Naughton. Liberia, 2012.
March 9, 2012 / Untold Stories
Jina Moore
When journalists report on vulnerable populations do the same rules apply in all cases and in all cultures?
March 9, 2012 / Untold Stories
Ricci Shryock
The Senegalese hip-hop community, led by rapper Red Black, is rallying behind the opposition movement.

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