October 20, 2009 /
The HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean Gateway examines the impact of the disease across the Caribbean. The reporting in this Gateway uses articles, photography, videos, as well as original poetry and music,...
July 25, 2014 / Al Jazeera America
Alice Su
Jordan hosts refugees from not only Syria but also Iraq, Sudan, Somalia, Palestine and more. Most of these refugees are in cities, not camps, and stay not for days, but years. How will Jordan respond...
July 22, 2014 / The Atlantic
Alice Su
Jordan’s real crisis is not the threat of encroaching extremism, but the grinding weight of hosting victims from the region’s various humanitarian emergencies. How much longer can the Kingdom last?
Reasons and Effects of the Increase of Non-communicable Diseases (NCD’s) in India
October 25, 2013
Martina Merten
Non-communicable diseases cause 63 percent of deaths worldwide. In India, diabetes, heart attacks and cancer are on the rise across all strata of society.
October 21, 2013 / Des Moines Register
Sharon Schmickle, Lukas Kariongi Ole Sanango, Steve Martin Saning'o
As Tanzania's savanna landscape evolves over time, unexpected consequences ripple through the food chain.
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.

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