February 12, 2016 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
Childhood obesity is on the rise in Brazil. But thousands of school gardens around the country are trying to change children's eating habits by helping to build a connection to fresh food.
February 10, 2016 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
A 2009 law requires Brazilian cities to buy at least 30 percent of ingredients for meals in public schools from family farmers. The law has helped poor farmers and improved the quality of meals.
January 20, 2016 / PRI's The World
Jeanne Carstensen
Dr. Zoi Livaditou is a Lesbos native. She has worked as an emergency medicine doctor in war zones in places like Afghanistan, Gaza and Haiti. Now crisis has come to her home.
May 8, 2014 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Australia has recently suffered droughts, floods, tropical storms and heat waves that many scientists warn climate change will bring, and the impact also has psychological effects.
May 7, 2014 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
In Australia, government researchers say climate change has definitely hit the country, hard. But farmers who are feeling it are not ready to believe it.
April 3, 2014 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
The closing of one girls' school has kept a whole generation of girls in a rural Pakistani village from getting the education their sisters and mothers got.
January 30, 2014 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Starvation four decades ago in Cambodia and 70 years ago in the Netherlands appear to have long-term health consequences.
September 4, 2013 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
As people in the developing world live longer, eat more and exercise less, high blood pressure is on the rise. What does that mean to a country like Cambodia?
September 3, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
When one college student decided to bridge the stark divide of Pakistani classrooms by creating a school for low-income kids, he did not anticipate such skepticism.
August 23, 2013 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
People in developing countries could cut their risk of diabetes by switching from white rice to brown rice. Turns out that’s easier said than done.
August 23, 2013 / PRI's The World
Eben Harrell, David E. Hoffman
Eben Harrell talks about the race to secure stocks of plutonium abandoned in a former Soviet republic.
August 23, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
Reports have pointed to Pakistan’s Islamic schools as training grounds for terrorists--overlooking the hardline content of the public school curriculum.
April 4, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
A new law makes acid attacks a crime, but justice remains elusive for victims like Sidra Yasmeen. She recently won a court case against her attackers.

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