February 27, 2015 / The Atlantic's Citylab
Matthew Niederhauser
With its second annual Biennale, Dharavi finds itself being taken seriously as an arts destination.
February 27, 2015 / National Geographic
Tim McGirk, Jason Motlagh
Pakistani doctor's role in health campaign sparked local suspicions that efforts to fight polio were part of a Western plot.
February 26, 2015 / Monocle
George Butler
George Butler's ink-and-watercolour scenes bring a new depth to reportage more often the preserve of combat photographers.
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
Global poultry genetics giant Hy-Line is positioning itself to have a greater role as China's egg industry moves from 10,000-hen farms to U.S.-style operations of 1 million birds or more.
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?

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