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.
September 15, 2009 / PRI's The World
David Hecht
Famines often occur during times of drought, but their causes go much deeper than a lack of rain.
September 15, 2009 / PRI's The World
David Hecht
Droughts and floods can cause food crises. But so can politics and economics.
November 21, 2008 / PRI's The World
Michael Kavanagh
The Democratic Republic of Congo is a country again in turmoil. The latest violence involves a rebel general named Laurent Nkunda.
November 4, 2008 / PRI's The World
Michael Kavanagh
Reporter Michael Kavanagh has the latest from eastern Congo, where fighting between pro-government forces and Tutsi rebels has displaced more than a quarter million people.
October 31, 2008 / PRI's The World
Michael Kavanagh
Intense diplomatic efforts are underway to try to find a solution to the latest conflict in eastern Congo.
October 1, 2008 / PRI's The World
Heba Aly
Heba Aly reports on a village at the edge of the Nubian Desert in northern Sudan. Sudanese people there say they're being marginalized by their government.
July 14, 2008 / PRI's The World
Heba Aly
Heba Aly reports on the mixed reaction in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to news that Sudan President Hassan Ahmad Al Bashir now faces genocide charges.
May 13, 2008 / PRI's The World
Jessica Partnow
Kenyan farmers are troubled by their newest neighbors — elephants. A growing elephant population is destroying crops and creating violent confrontations.
March 11, 2008 / PRI's The World
Ruxandra Guidi
For years, Bolivia has been considered only a transit point for cocaine — but in the last five years it has increasingly become involved in cocaine production as well.
March 10, 2008 / PRI's The World
Roberto Guerra, Ruxandra Guidi
Following the legal market of coca from the fields in Los Yungas, to the Villa Fátima market in La Paz, and finally, in the production of coca-based products. Photos by Bear Guerra.