Image by Steve Matzker. Nepal, 2013.
October 1, 2013 /
Steven E. Matzker, Jennifer Gonzalez
While Nepal’s hydropower potential is great, economic, health and environmental impacts from dams are emerging. Steve Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez explore water rights issues in the region.
June 26, 2013 /
Diksha Bali
A push-pull between Ghana’s residents and its department of waste management has been ongoing—trash bins have been stolen and open defecation is commonplace. A turnaround may be in the works.
June 8, 2013 / Untold Stories
Joshua Kucera
Grantee Joshua Kucera talks about Tajikistan's pursuit of stability, which lately is taking one step forward, two steps back.
January 19, 2012 / iWatch
Christiane Badgley
As Ghana ramps up off-shore oil production, the government promises to attend to environmental concerns. But plans to cope with a catastrophic spill are noticeably missing.
January 17, 2012 / The Guardian
Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
With urban populations increasing, Lake Titicaca is being polluted with waste from booming cities in Peru and Bolivia.
January 12, 2012 / The Guardian
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
South America's most famous lake is being polluted by increasing levels of waste from fast-growing cities, according to locals, environmentalists and politicians.
December 1, 2011 / Untold Stories
Selay Marius Kouassi
Villages in western Ivory Coast are still recovering from post-election violence. Selay Marius Kouassi reports on the lack of access to water amid the simmering political situation.
November 30, 2011 / Untold Stories
Jon Sawyer, Kem Knapp Sawyer
As India's year-long confrontation over corruption enters a decisive stage, a look at the village roots and Gandhian influences of Anna Hazare, the unlikely hero of the anti-corruption campaign.
November 22, 2011
Sara Shahriari, Noah Friedman-Rudovsky
Lake Titicaca supports hundreds of small Aymara indigenous farming and fishing towns in Peru and Bolivia, but an unchecked urban boom is contaminating the water and threatening lakeshore life.
Uganda's Karamojong, a traditional herding people. Uganda, 2011.
September 16, 2011 / Christian Science Monitor
Max Delany
After a decade of Ugandan military operations to disarm rival clans, the country's Karamoja region has become more secure. Now development experts hope it can become self-sufficient.
March 2, 2011 / Untold Stories
Peter Sawyer, Stephen Hobbs
You've heard about the role of social media and emergency law in the revolutions proliferating across the Middle East, but what about sex?
December 28, 2010
Fred de Sam Lazaro
Four months after the epic Indus River floods, farmland in the southern Sindh province remains under water.
August 29, 2010
Steve Sapienza, Jon Sawyer, Kem Knapp Sawyer
A look at the water, sanitation and hygiene challenges faced by one the world's fastest growing megacities: Dhaka, Bangladesh, where thousands of people die each year from waterborne diseases.

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