October 20, 2014 /
Karim Chrobog, Lynn Hicks
How wasteful are we when it comes to our food? What is the China doing to feed its hungry and what role is the U.S. playing?
October 19, 2014 / Mother Jones
Kalyanee Mam
A deal between a Chinese hydro company and Cambodian power brokers has put the Areng Valley at risk. Can villagers and activists save it?
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
"Locally grown," can be a hard sell when the Chinese government admits that nearly 20 percent of the nation's soils are polluted.
October 17, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
In the wake of scandals involving tainted milk, Chinese officials are pushing for U.S.-size dairy farms with thousands of cows. But consolidation has costs.
October 17, 2014 / Untold Stories
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
As millions of Chinese migrate to cities for jobs and labor becomes scarce, many smallholder farmers are deciding to rent their land to larger growers or pay others to plant and harvest their crops.
October 16, 2014 / Voice of America
Kalyanee Mam
A short film edited in remembrance of the journalist Taing Try, who was murdered this week, and the environmental issues Cambodia still faces.
October 14, 2014
Katherine Doyle
Journalism professor Bill Freivogel and former fellow Julia Rendleman cap a weekend of spirited discussion by this year's students on global issues.
October 14, 2014 / The Washington Post
Tom Hundley, Ana P. Santos
As it stands, tens of thousands in the Philippines are stuck in difficult or dysfunctional marriages, torn between the teachings of their faith and a humiliating legal limbo.
October 14, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese agriculture, long dominated by lawn-sized plots of land harvested by hand, is rapidly growing larger. These big dreams mean big opportunities for U.S. and Iowa agribusinesses.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Corn — not rice or wheat — is the largest crop in China, and the country has a glut of the grain now. But more corn doesn't equal more food security, experts argue.
October 13, 2014 / Des Moines Register
Lynn Hicks, Rodney White
Chinese hog farms were notoriously inefficient, unsafe and environmentally damaging. Can they change to compete with U.S. pork producers?
October 7, 2014
Meghan Dhaliwal
Photographers take hard look at exploitative working conditions, health hazards and environmental problems associated with production of leather, garments and gold.
October 6, 2014
Habiba Nosheen, Hilke Schellmann
Pulitzer Center-supported film tells story of rape and a struggle for justice in Pakistan.

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