Fishmeal factories in The Gambia supply fish farms in Asia and Europe but undercut the local market for affordable fish. Protestors are calling them out for pollution and overfishing pressure.
Chickens made Donnie Smith millions, and now he hopes they can lift Rwandan families out of poverty.
Russia's militarized push into the devastated but mineral-rich Central African Republic is one step toward shifting Africa's power dynamic from West to East.
In northern Tanzania, the Maasai people are seeing their ancestral lands claimed by the government, developers, and ruby-miners—all amid a serious drought.
Joe Rogan interviews Michael Scott Moore on his 977-day capture.
NPR interviews grantee Michael Scott Moore on his capture by Somali pirates.
Losing Earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change. Online August 1.
A former member of al-Shabab reflects on his time with the extremist group.
Worse droughts have caused serious water shortages, which impact both local farmers and mountain gorillas.
Buried alive, poisoned, scarred by acid - these are just some of the fates that have befallen Nigerian children accused of witchcraft. This BBC feature examines the root causes of these attacks.
As foreign-owned fishmeal factories proliferate in West Africa to supply feed for overseas aquaculture operations, prices for a key staple of the local diet are skyrocketing.
The city of 4 million people almost turned off its taps.
Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army, notorious for its use of child soldiers and sex slaves, has stalked Central Africa for decades. How has Kony evaded capture for so long?
"Sudan in Transition” brings in-depth coverage of the cultural, political, economic and legal challenges that loom as Sudan lurches towards likely partition.
Reporting from Pulitzer Center journalists and across the blogosphere on food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition around the world.
Those attending the 2010 World Cup in South Africa reveled in that country's triumphant emergence as a multiracial democracy. They may have missed a darker story -- the abuse and marginalization of refugees from other African countries.
Burundi, Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau and the Central Africa Republic were the targets of a UN initiative aimed at stabilizing post-conflict countries through comprehensive engagement. This project assesses the results, five years out.
As Nigeria works to “re-brand” itself from a post-colonial military state to a progressive African democracy, political, civic and professional leaders have recognized the most intractable problem for this emerging society is also its most treatable: maternal and infant mortality.
A country dependent on food aid is also selling off farmland to foreign companies interested in export production for their home markets. How Ethiopia became a leader in this global trend, and what it says about exploitation and self-sufficiency.
Searing images capture a disturbing Ugandan trend -- the recent rise of charlatan priests and the child abuse and sometimes murder that have resulted. (This project contains graphic images that may not be suitable for all audiences.)
In much of the developing world, women spend more time fetching water than any other activity in their day. For more than a billion people, the water they do get is unsafe.
An internationally brokered peace treaty in 2005 ended decades of civil war between the Arab-dominated government in Khartoum and the black African southern region.
For about 18 months, more than a half of million people from the Ugandan area have been displaced after post-election violence forced them from their homes.
African farmers already struggle to grow sufficient maize, which is a thirsty, fertilizer-hungry crop. What will happen as the climate changes and the population grows?
Executive Director Jon Sawyer shares the week's reporting— from Congolese soldiers in court to the repercussions of a new law in Chile's waters.
Executive Director Jon Sawyer shares highlights from this week's reporting— trucking across Pakistan, fake drugs in India and more.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares a dispatch from world-walker Paul Salopek, a fracking report from Poland and news of Anna Badkhen's forthcoming account of her year in Oqa, Afghanistan.
Tom Hundley shares this weeks reporting on the rare manuscripts smuggled from inside Timbuktu's hallowed libraries, child laborers in Burkina Faso and a conflict free tin mining initiative in the DRC.
Student fellows Yasmin Bendaas, Anna Van Hollen and Adam Janofsky received the Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence awards recognizing "the best in student journalism."
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this weeks reporting on the Ethiopian and American parents misled by adoption agencies and the Iowa medics providing healthcare in rural Haiti.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this week's reporting—from Britain's budget blues to rape as a weapon of war in the DRC.
Pulitzer Center grantee Tomas van Houtryve has spent months looking into North Korea from its tightly sealed borders.
The neighborhood of garishly opulent mansions is aptly known to locals as "Cocainebougou," or Cocaine Town. It stands as testament to the sudden collapse of Mali.
Yesterday in Pulitzer Center's education office, we hosted a Google Hangout between Cairo-based journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous and 9th graders at Staples High School in Westport, CT.
Senior editor Tom Hundley highlights the high caliber, award-winning journalism produced by our student reporting fellows.