In 2003, Ethiopia experienced widespread famine, stunting the growth of many children. Roger Thurow tells the story of Hagirso, a young adult now attempting to overcome the effects of malnutrition from his youth.
The InfoNile team tells the story of their cross-border data journalism investigation covering large-scale foreign land deals in the Nile River basin of Africa.
The AP took powerful, intimate reporting on the dangerous journey of Ethiopian migrants to Yemen and Saudi Arabia.
Ethiopian migrants face great danger as they journey to Saudi Arabia.
According to the U.N.’s International Organization for Migration, the number of women making the trip jumped from nearly 15,000 in 2018 to more than 22,000 in 2019.
Monika Bulaj documents endangered rituals around the world.
Production of rose flowers and several other types of floras is impairing Blue Nile River and communities in Ethiopia.
Land deals along River Nile could easily impair its recharging potential if water abstraction is not regulated.
While water dams and reservoirs produce much needed renewable energy, provide water for agriculture, industrial use, and control river flow and flooding, a new study by scientists has found that they can potentially worsen the negative impacts of droughts and water shortages.
Abigail Bekele, Pulitzer Center student fellow from Guilford College, traveled to Ethiopia to report on children's homes that provide care for children who do not live with family.
What is life like for children in orphanages and children's homes under the new foreign adoption law in Ethiopia? How will the law affect children in the future?
Villagers, lured by new jobs and rich rewards for selling their land, now face poverty and heartbreak as claims of corruption engulf a £2.5bn transport project.
The Associated Press examines what happens to asylum-seekers when Europe and the United States close their doors, outsourcing migrants to other countries.
With the new changes to the adoption law in Ethiopia, the country has created a sense of community by caring for children who don't have parents to care for them.
A new railway embodies the high modernist aspirations of the Ethiopian government. But a journey from Addis Ababa to the coast reveals the often painful consequences of a grand infrastructure drive.
Across Africa, the era of U.S. and European hegemony is ending. As China fills the gap, the continent is changing in ways we’re only beginning to understand.
Female genital mutilation affects 200 million girls and women worldwide. But in Ethiopia, Bogaletch Gebre's nonprofit has reduced FGM in one region from 97 percent to 3 percent by working within communities.
A race has begun for one of the world's most precious resources—land. Investors are pouring in billions. They promise progress, but land grabs can upend livelihoods and stir bitter conflict.
While paleontologists push the dates of our origins back in time, agricultural scientists are trying to ensure that humans last long into the future.
The Obama administration is spending $3.5 billion and partnering with multinational corporations to increase food production in 19 of the world's poorest countries.
As Paul Salopek journeys around the world on foot, he will follow the migration pathways of our ancestors who walked out of Africa 50,000 years ago.
Teachers at a middle school in Adama, a town in central Ethiopia, struggle to provide quality education.
Famine and war have pushed tens of thousands of Somali refugees to camps along the Ethiopian border. The crisis is likely to grow worse, straining the resources of aid groups.
Over the past several years, Ethiopia has rapidly become one of the top "sending countries" in international adoption.
Journalist Tom Gardner discusses a two-part series of articles exploring Ethiopia's so-called "development state" and the crisis of expectations driving mass protest and exodus.
Tom Gardner discusses his reporting as he follows the railway from Addis Ababa to the Djibouti coast examining efforts of the Ethiopian government to use grand infrastructure to develop a poor region.
Journalists Noah Fowler and Jonathan Kaiman discuss their three-part series on China's growing role in Africa.
Why did the BBC and three photographers think yet another Nile trip was important? Watch this clip of a dishevelled, sleep-deprived journo to find out.
The Financial Times' Michael Peel talks about his reporting in Myanmar as part of a special FT series, 'The Great Land Rush.'
Pulitzer Center grantee Kathryn Joyce traveled to Ethiopia to report on the sudden surge in international adoptions--the country's lucrative new "export industry."
The Associated Press project 'Outsourcing Migrants' received an Honorable Mention from the James Foley Awards.
Pulitzer Center grantee Nariman El-Mofty received an OPC citation for outstanding work in photography.
The Pulitzer Center-supported series on migration received the Hal Boyle Award in the 2020 OPC Awards.
After a wave of reforms in Ethiopia, the diaspora community welcomes Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to Washington, D.C.
This week: discussing a documentary on child marriage, examining religion and culture's interplay with environmentalism in China, and celebrating our award-winning student fellows.
6th grade students at Macfarland Middle School learned about close observation, caption-writing, and visual literacy in a two-day, bilingual "Walk Like a Journalist "workshop.
This week: The overlap of Beijing's economic and geopolitical goals, the rise of chronic diseases in violent regions, and grantee Dan Grossman discusses the art of covering climate change.
Don Belt reflects on teaching college students slow, narrative journalism using Paul Salopek's "Out of Eden" project.
A race for the world's most coveted resource.
The Pulitzer Center staff share favorite images from 2015.
Science journalist Amy Maxmen's 'Turning Back the Clock on Human Evolution' recognized by its inclusion in 2015 anthology.
Journalist's advice to students: Remind yourself science is a human endeavor and personal details make good stories.
Stephanie Sinclair's documentary short is an investigation of child marriage and a call to action. In this lesson, students view the film and discuss root causes of child marriage and solutions,...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
Through this webquest, students use several different projects on the "Downstream" web portal to examine the impact of water resources on a wide range of communities around the world.
This is a multi-week unit on water rights and access. Students examine the causes of water shortages across the globe and explore solutions to ensure that all people have access to clean, safe...
This is a multi-week unit on international adoption and ethics. Students will examine how international adoption agencies work and the role of culture, ethics, local policy, and international law.
The hungriest people in Africa are its farmers. Africa is one of the largest continents in the world and farming is the biggest way to obtain financial means and food.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The following serves as a resource for DC public school teachers working with the District's tenth grade history standards, providing teachers with a list of Pulitzer Center projects in line with...
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
Students explore the concept of journalistic objectivity and use evidence from articles about land rights in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Myanmar to debate how a country’s natural resources should be used.
Students explore the concept of journalistic objectivity and use evidence from articles about land rights in Ethiopia, Indonesia and Myanmar to debate how a country’s natural resources should be...
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.