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,...
August 29, 2014 / Untold Stories
Philip Brasher
The coffee farmers of Guatemala's Western Highlands try to stay one step ahead of coffee rust. Despite support from USAID, the disease threatens the livelihood of growers.
August 28, 2014 / Untold Stories
Adrian Fadil
With limited resources and threatened by settler violence, Palestinian herding families living in the South Hebron Hills are struggling to survive.
October 29, 2013
Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for middle school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
October 29, 2013
Mark Schulte, Paul Salopek
This lesson plan has been designed for elementary school students. The recommended timeframe is 1-3 classes.
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.