Projects

Launched July 21, 2010 Rebecca Hamilton, Cedric Gerbehaye
"Sudan in Transition” brings in-depth coverage of the cultural, political, economic and legal challenges that loom as Sudan lurches towards likely partition.
Launched July 21, 2010 Juhie Bhatia
Reporting from Pulitzer Center journalists and across the blogosphere on food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition around the world.
Launched July 19, 2010 Elwood Brehmer
For the better part of 15 years the Yukon River Chinook salmon stock has been in significant decline.
Launched July 19, 2010 Tracey Eaton
The U.S. government spends millions of dollars every year to boost Cuba's beleaguered pro-democracy movement. Is the money having any impact?
Launched July 2, 2010 Sean Gallagher
China has more wetlands than any country in Asia, and 10 percent of the global total. They are crucial to life and environment -- and rapidly disappearing.
Launched June 29, 2010 Karen Zusman
Refugees fleeing Burma's authoritarian government frequently end up in Malaysia. The promised haven is often anything but, with refugees prey to human traffickers, physical abuse and rape. This project tells their story.
Launched June 25, 2010 Daniel Connolly
A hardened criminal from the streets of Memphis. One of the biggest drug cartels in Mexico. The corruption, cash, and demand for drugs that fuels an illegal, deadly trade -- and the consequences, for Mexicans and Americans alike.
Launched June 23, 2010 Susana Ferreira, Dominic Nahr
Those attending the 2010 World Cup in South Africa reveled in that country's triumphant emergence as a multiracial democracy. They may have missed a darker story -- the abuse and marginalization of refugees from other African countries.
Launched June 22, 2010 Jina Moore
Burundi, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau and the Central Africa Republic were the targets of a UN initiative aimed at stabilizing post-conflict countries through comprehensive engagement. This project assesses the results, five years out.
Launched June 22, 2010 Anup Kaphle
Nepal is in the midst of historic change, from the abolition of a centuries-old monarchy to the re-integration of Maoist revolutionaries after a decade-long insurgency. The road ahead is not likely to be clear, or easy.
Launched May 12, 2010 Dawn Sinclair Shapiro, Edge of Joy Production Team
As Nigeria works to “re-brand” itself from a post-colonial military state to a progressive African democracy, political, civic and professional leaders have recognized the most intractable problem for this emerging society is also its most treatable: maternal and infant mortality.
Launched April 22, 2010 Hanna Ingber
In India the incidence of women dying while giving birth is among the highest in the world. How poverty, early marriage and poor infrastructure make childbirth fraught with risk.
Launched April 22, 2010 Fred de Sam Lazaro
A country dependent on food aid is also selling off farmland to foreign companies interested in export production for their home markets. How Ethiopia became a leader in this global trend, and what it says about exploitation and self-sufficiency.
Launched April 15, 2010 Philip Shishkin
In early April, a violent uprising forced Kyrgyzstan’s beleaguered president to flee the capital, and an interim government pronounced itself in charge. Kyrgyzstan had seen it all before.
Launched April 10, 2010 Marco Vernaschi, Sebastiano Vitale
Searing images capture a disturbing Ugandan trend -- the recent rise of charlatan priests and the child abuse and sometimes murder that have resulted. (This project contains graphic images that may not be suitable for all audiences.)  
Launched March 23, 2010 Samuel Loewenberg
An infant born in the state of Chiapas as three times as likely to die as the rate for Mexico as a whole. The maternal mortality rate in neighboring Oaxaca is twice the national average. This project explains why, and what is being done in response.
Launched March 18, 2010 Fred de Sam Lazaro
In much of the developing world, women spend more time fetching water than any other activity in their day. For more than a billion people, the water they do get is unsafe.
Launched March 14, 2010 Narayan Mahon, Damon Tabor
As jittery investors have sought safe-haven investments in gold during the recession, the metal's price has soared on world markets.
Launched March 5, 2010 Daniel Grossman, Ruxandra Guidi
Scientists are certain that Earth is suffering impacts of global warming, and that these impacts will become increasingly dire. Americans, in contrast, are growing less concerned.
Launched March 4, 2010 Dimiter Kenarov
The Iraqi elections of 2010 played out against a backdrop of reduced but continuing violence, unresolved issues of governance, and a U.S. government determined to exit fast. This project assesses the cross currents, on the ground in Iraq.
Launched March 4, 2010 Arturo Perez
A look at the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as told through the eyes of two young people: one Jew, the other Muslim. They work for peace, but not through political means.
Launched March 3, 2010 Larisa Epatko, Fred de Sam Lazaro
An internationally brokered peace treaty in 2005 ended decades of civil war between the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum and the black African southern region.
Launched February 26, 2010 Paul Stephens, Haley Sweetland Edwards
After the attempted bombing of Northwest flight 253 in December, Yemen again became the focus of US and international counterterrorism policy.
Launched February 10, 2010 Andre Lambertson, Lisa Armstrong
The people of Port-au-Prince will forever measure their lives in two parts: before and after the earthquake.