July 25, 2014 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
Although the school lunch program can foster tolerance, discrimination against lower castes persists in rural India.
July 20, 2014 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
The third and final broadcast in PRI's The World series on India’s Midday Meal, the program that feeds 120 million poor and malnourished children.
July 18, 2014 / PRI's The World
Rhitu Chatterjee
In India, education and the free school-lunch program help foster an environment of tolerance.
Image by Anup Kaphle, Nepal, 2010.
January 3, 2011 / PRI's The World
Habiba Nosheen
In an effort to boost the country's tourism industry after years of Maoist insurgency, Nepal is marketing itself as a destination for gay and lesbian visitors.
October 27, 2010 / PRI's The World
Rebecca Hamilton
The dispute over whether the oil rich area of Abyei belongs to the north or south could reignite the Sudanese civil war.
Image by Lygia Navarro, Cuba, 2010.
October 20, 2010 / PRI's The World
Lygia Navarro
For the first time in decades, scientists from Cuba and the US are officially collaborating on Gulf of Mexico research. Lygia Navarro reports from Sarasota, Florida.
July 16, 2010 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
Ecuador is working on a deal to lock up 1/5 of its oil reserves in exchange for $3.5B. The deal would also preserve some of the most bio-diverse forest on earth.
January 4, 2010 / PRI's The World
David Hecht
A generation ago, the African nation of Nigeria launched a plan to embrace modern farming. But today the country is more dependent than ever on imported food.
November 19, 2009 / PRI's The World
Linda Matchan, Michele McDonald
Linda Matchan and Michele McDonald's project "Nunavut, Canada: Hope on Ice" was featured on the Geo Quiz segment of PRI's The World on Nov. 19.
October 26, 2009 / PRI's The World
David Hecht
Mr. Bigg's is the largest fast food chain in Africa's most populous country. This Nigerian chain, loosely modeled on McDonald's, offers hamburgers and French fries as well as local fare.
October 6, 2009 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
Some of the countries most at risk from climate change are low-lying nations. And chief among them is the South Asian country of Bangladesh.
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.