July 30, 2014 / The Guardian | Global Development
Jessica Hatcher
Prolonged dry spells push pastoralists to the brink of starvation as food prices soar and cattle raids spiral out of control.
Turkana, Kenya. Image by Guillaume Bonn. Kenya, 2014.
July 30, 2014 /
Jessica Hatcher, Marc Hofer
Turkana in Kenya’s arid north is the most important place you’ve likely never heard of, quintessential to understanding mankind. Now, Turkana has oil. Is it a pending resource-curse catastrophe?
July 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Joshua Hammer
Ali Farka Touré and other Malian artists drew inspiration from the Niger, a sinuous waterway that has supported life for thousands of years. Now that Al Qaeda is gone, the music has returned.
May 29, 2014 / CNN
Meera Senthilingam
Drug-resistant TB is on the rise, with some strains immune to all major drugs.
May 27, 2014
Tom Hundley
In February, Pulitzer Center grantee Josh Hammer boarded a UN flight to Kidal, becoming the first journalist to visit the bleak outpost in the Malian desert since last November.
May 27, 2014 / Untold Stories
Philip Brasher
Ethiopia is a country in a hurry—and under construction.
May 22, 2014 / The New York Review of Books
Joshua Hammer
Josh Hammer documents a deteriorating situation in Mali following the 2012 coup and subsequent takeover by Islamic militants of a large chunk of the country’s north.
May 21, 2014 / Untold Stories
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
After a reporting project in Madagascar, Aaron reflects on the challenge for journalists of getting Africa "right."
May 19, 2014
Robin Hammond, Varsha Ramakrishnan
Photographer Robin Hammond honored for his focus on mental health in Africa, student fellow Varsha Ramakrishnan for her reporting on dowry violence in India.
May 18, 2014 / Los Angeles Review of Books
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
A look at the intersection of morality, fertility and abortion: From mega-churches to store-front parishes, religion is big in Nigeria's biggest city.
May 16, 2014 / The Lancet
Samuel Loewenberg
How Uganda's fight against disease is undermined by the country's lack of infrastructure, a low priority for both government and donors.
May 15, 2014 / GlobalPost
Allyn Gaestel, Allison Shelley
In Nigeria, birth control is stigmatized, misunderstood, and inaccessible—especially for youth. Abortion is legal only when the life of a mother is endangered. But at least 760,000 occur every year.
May 5, 2014
Tom Hundley
The 1,000-day period from the beginning of pregnancy to a child’s second birthday influences an individual’s ability to grow, learn, and work.

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