Brenda Wyss is an economist who has been studying Jamaica and its agriculture sector for three decades. She began her work in Kingston in the early 1980s when trade liberalization was beginning to really hurt Jamaica's farming industries.

In this video she explains the benefits and costs that result when a small nation like Jamaica begins to rely on cheap foreign imports for food.


This project looks at the paradox of Jamaican agriculture: an abundant supply of fish, fruits and vegetables while farmers struggle to find financial success.


November 10, 2016 /
Adam Janofsky, Brandice Camara
Pulitzer Center students fellows report from all over the world. Join us for this photo exhibit of their stories.
Peru is among many countries undergoing rapid aging, with the proportion of the population over the age of 60 projected to rise from 9.2 percent in 2014 to 22.7 percent in 2050. Advances in medicine, improvements in sanitation and economic prosperity have led to longer life expectancies, while family planning has resulted in falling birth rates across the globe. In low and middle-income families, rapid aging can be a double-edged sword due to limited resource availability, deteriorating family support and i
October 5, 2016 / Viewfind
Jordan Roth, kem knapp sawyer
Pulitzer Center student fellows travel the world to report on issues that affect us all—telling stories that might otherwise go untold. This exhibit features selected work by student fellows, shot on...