Projects

Launched October 26, 2018 Lauren Markham, Jose Cabezas
A feature for Politico Magazine about how US immigration policy plays out south of the border, specifically in El Salvador, and the impact of family separation on would-be migrants on the ground.
Launched October 22, 2018 Matt Kennard, Ismail Einashe
Africa has become the new locus of great power conflict in the 21st century. But this new proxy battle is centered in a tiny nation of just 943,000 people in the Horn of Africa called Djibouti.
Launched October 22, 2018 Laura Dixon, Mariana Palau
After the deal, the hard work: an investigation looking at the successes and failures of Colombia’s peace agreement with the FARC guerrilla group.
Launched October 19, 2018 Julia Canney
Twenty years on from the Good Friday Agreement, women are once again holding Northern Irish society together through community and outreach programs, all while continuing to deal with lack of sufficient funding to prevent a backslide into the conflict and sectarianism of The Troubles.
Launched October 16, 2018 Fredrick Mugira, Annika McGinnis
As world water shortages worsen, foreign companies are scooping up fertile land in the Nile River basin. But how are some of the world’s poorest countries affected? Water Journalists Africa reports.
Launched October 16, 2018 Roxanne Scott
Students at the University of Kentucky built a prototype wind turbine which they hope farmers in Nigeria could replicate to efficiently dry grains.
Launched October 16, 2018 Molly Knight Raskin
Can mental illness be treated in a country with just one psychiatrist for 4 million people? In Liberia, a pioneering program shows it's possible to tackle mental health issues with scant resources.
Launched October 16, 2018 Malcolm Brabant
As economic migrants and refugees continue their march towards Europe, Spain has replaced Italy as the main entry point to the EU. Malcolm Brabant examines the dynamics on both sides of the Straits of Gibraltar.
Launched October 15, 2018 Isabel Sophia Dieppa, Kari Lydersen
After suffering back-to-back hurricanes in 2017 and an ongoing fiscal crisis, Puerto Rico has seen a surge in foreclosures and abandoned property. How are Puerto Ricans' property rights being defended?
Launched October 15, 2018 Ana Maria Arevalo
In Venezuela, female imprisonment entails waiting for years—under cramped and deplorable conditions—before being tried and judged. Will these women ever be able to return to society?
Launched October 14, 2018 Sabrina Toppa
Will China's investment in Pakistan deliver the broad-based growth, prosperity, and jobs it promises? How will it reshape local politics, infrastructure, and the environment?
Launched October 12, 2018 Newsha Tavakolian
This project focuses on the nomadic communities of southern Iran whose pastoral lifestyle—and access to rangeland that such a lifestyle depends on—is threatened.
Launched October 12, 2018 Amna Al-Baker, Ayilah Chaudhary
For simply practicing their faith, Ahmadi Muslims are persecuted in Pakistan, but they find strength in numbers in Rabwah, a remote Ahmadi-majority village where victims often relocate.
Launched October 8, 2018 Victoria Milko, Clare Hammond
Myanmar's reintegtation into the international community has spurred ethnic strife and a mass migration of people from the country. 
Launched October 3, 2018 Christopher de Bellaigue
Assisted dying and euthanasia are part of a new approach to death that emphasises the individual's right to call time on suffering. The effects of this shift on wider society will be immense.
Launched October 3, 2018 James Pogue
Calls for expropriation of white-owned land are growing louder in South Africa, setting off a furious reaction from Afrikaner groups, and laying bare a widening rift in the post-Apartheid nation.
Launched October 3, 2018 Dariusz Kalan
Bosnia has been struggling with a rise in violence against journalists. How does it feel to be investigative reporter in such a divided country?
Launched October 3, 2018 Kadia Goba
What are grassroots organizations doing about Sierra Leone's environmental crisis? How do various environmental solutions impact the country?
Launched October 1, 2018 Lucia Walinchus
Ohio is one of the largest states in the nation. But a strong tradition of local rule makes finding records difficult across county lines. This data project delves into that problem and looks at patterns of ownership throughout the state.
Launched September 28, 2018 Adam Yates
South African schools have long faced major infrastructure problems. Adam Yates investigates the historical causes and consequences of this issue. What hope exists for fixing these schools?
Launched September 25, 2018 Sharon Squassoni
These are trying times for diplomats hoping to make the world safe from nuclear weapons. Heading off a new arms race will require all their skill and, quite possibly, luck.
Launched September 24, 2018 Thea Piltzecker, Liz Scherffius
In the film A Table for All refugees and asylees seek employment in the New York City restaurant industry. Adapting to a kitchen in a new city, they find common ground in food and cultural exchange.
Launched September 20, 2018 Alexander Clapp
In October 2017, the most famous investigative journalist on the island of Malta, Daphne Caruana Galizia, was murdered by a car bomb while driving home from work. Why?
Launched September 19, 2018 Ani Gururaj
Over 2,000 Nepali-speaking Bhutanese refugees have settled in Central Massachusetts since 2008. Adjusting to a new location, finding jobs, and learning English are some of the many barriers they face.