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The last farmers of Dakar

Apr 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Reporter's Notebook, Top Story

Africa Reporting Project reporter Madeleine Bair was in Dakar, Senegal’s capital, for 17 days in March, exploring the ways that a swelling city’s concrete jungle is paving over traditional farmland. The discoveries took her from the city’s center, where a small patch of green is all that remains today of a fertile farming valley, to […]

A conversation with Gebisa Ejeta, 2009 World Food Prize laureate

Oct 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Stories

Madeleine Bair recently caught up with 2009 World Food Prize winner Gebisa Ejeta in Des Moines, Iowa

At Café Sidamo, Ethiopian tradition serves up fresh cup every time

Oct 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Student Work

A coffee shop owner brings Ethiopia’s tradition of preparing coffee–a slow, deliberate process–to Oakland.