April 16, 2014 / Untold Stories
Aaron Ross, Rijasolo
What happens to an aid-dependent country when the tap suddenly runs dry? See for yourself, as Aaron Ross and Rijasolo hit the road in Madagascar.
Image by David Rochkind. Vietnam, 2014.
April 15, 2014 /
David Rochkind, Jens Erik Gould
Vietnam has less than 30 percent of the funding needed to fight tuberculosis. Only able to finance the most basic treatment programs, the country may soon be faced with the spread of a drug-resistant
April 14, 2014 / Untold Stories
Jens Erik Gould, David Rochkind
In Vietnam, the greatest challenge to fighting TB is finding the people in need of diagnosis before they spread the disease to others.
October 21, 2013 / Dowser
Kerstin Egenhofer
One of the biggest challenges facing cash transfers in Malawi is deciding who is poor enough to get the money.
October 17, 2013 / Des Moines Register
Sharon Schmickle
To understand food security in sub-Saharan Africa, context is crucial. Some 500 million small farms feed 80 percent of the people who live in regions that are perilously close to hunger.
October 14, 2013 / Untold Stories
Tom Hundley
Crop yields in sub-Saharan Africa rank among the lowest in the world, and nearly a third of the region’s people are chronically malnourished.
Image by Sharon Schmickle. Tanzania, 2013
October 8, 2013
Sharon Schmickle, Samson Kamalamo, Josephat Mwanzi, Steve Martin Saning'o, Lukas Kariongi Ole Sanango, Finnigan wa Simbeye
Roiling tensions underlie efforts to improve food security in Africa, often pulling at cross purposes on farmers, consumers and their countries.
September 25, 2013 / The New York Review of Books
Alisa Roth, Hugh Eakin
These photos show the range of living conditions for Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq. Although much attention has been focused on camps, most struggle to survive on their own.
September 25, 2013 / Dowser
Luke Messac
In the face of chronic shortages of medicines and personnel, healthcare workers in Malawi's public sector struggle to provide quality care.
September 19, 2013 / Untold Stories
Adrian Fadil
Canaan Fair Trade, the first and largest fair trade olive oil company in the world, finds ways to promote the economy and culture of Palestinian farming communities across the globe.
Image by Adrian Fadil. West Bank, 2013.
September 19, 2013
Adrian Fadil
In the face of Israeli control of West Bank water sources, land expropriation, and settler violence, Palestinian farmers must deploy innovative methods to sustain their lands – or lose them.
September 19, 2013 / The New York Review of Books
Hugh Eakin, Alisa Roth
Among the many consequences of the Syrian civil war, the collapse of one of the Arab world’s most diverse societies may be the most significant.
September 16, 2013 / The Lancet
Samuel Loewenberg
Several major aid agencies have been blamed for not addressing rights violations in Ethiopia, including those linked to their programs in the country.