Nearly a fifth of working Jamaicans are employed in the country's agriculture sector, but farmers are struggling to make ends meet because cheap imported products are driving down local food costs.
Reporting by Student Fellows
International reporting from Pulitzer Center student fellows in our Campus Consortium
Goat farmers in Jamaica must compete against cheaper imported meat from the U.S., but Ray Woodrow Blake knows his goats are one of a kind. He prides himself on their supremely sweet flavor.
Students at Campus Consortium member schools were eligible to apply for reporting fellowships of up to $2,000 each and the opportunity to work with the Pulitzer Center staff on an international reporting project.
David Westphal, Online Journalism Review
What are the two new qualities that journalists of the future must embody? They must be entrepreneurial and they must be multimedia. These are precisely the qualities that animate the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
Almost five years ago now, my wife (Geneva Overholser) and I sat in Jon Sawyer's living room in Washington, D.C., and listened to him spin out what sounded like an improbable tale. He wanted to set up a nonprofit center on foreign reporting, and he wanted a philanthropist to bankroll it.
To bring home the gravity of the emerging water crisis, filmmaker Sanjeev Chatterjee traveled to 15 different countries. To bring it even closer, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting provided a web portal.