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Mark Schapiro talks carbon trading

May 11th, 2010 | By | Category: One Question

Mark Schapiro, Senior Correspondent for the Center for Investigative Reporting, stopped by the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley to talk about carbon trading and why exactly it should be on everyone’s radar.



Alain de Janvry on everything from GMOs to the Green Revolution

Apr 7th, 2010 | By | Category: Ask the Experts

In this Q&A reporter Aude Lorriaux talks with economist Alain de Janvry to gain some insight into how GMOs can revolutionize agriculture to find out why the Green Revolution didn’t work in Africa.



Deborah Brautigam on China in Africa

Apr 7th, 2010 | By | Category: One Question

American University professor Deborah Brautigam stopped by to talk about Africa-China relations and zeroed in on the textile industry.



Nathan McClintock talks urban agriculture

Feb 19th, 2010 | By | Category: One Question

The Africa Reporting Project’s One Question series continues with UC Berkeley Ph.D candicate Nathan McClintock, who facilitated a discussion about urban agriculture.



What We’re Following 02/15/10

Feb 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Food for Thought

Land conflict in Liberia–What’s a woman in Liberia to do when she’s kicked off her land by a returning male family member?  When a representative from the Catholic Peace and Justice Commission educates villages on new Liberian laws, which grant land rights to women, an almost 4-year old family dispute is resolved.  Shown through multimedia […]



Johannesburg gets chic just right

Jan 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Student Work

Surrounded by rich fabrics, gorgeous models and ambitious designers, reporter Shalwah Evans is exposed to another world of fashion at Joburg Fashion Week in South Africa.



What we’re following 01/11/10

Jan 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Food for Thought

The Herald (Harare): Zimbabwe: USAID Gives U.S.$14 Million to Farmers, Agri-Businesses The United States Agency for International Development has awarded approximately US$14 million to support more than 52, 000 farmers and agri-businesses in Zimbabwe.  The embassy of the United States of America Public Affairs Section said the grants would be aimed at restoring livelihoods to […]



Summit too hard to swallow?

Nov 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Food for Thought

By SHALWAH EVANS
November 18, 2009

As a reporter my job is to take complicated issues and frame them so that they make sense to the average person—or so I thought. But by the end of this World Summit on Food Security, I too am confused about this behemoth of an issue.



World Food Summit: Day 2

Nov 17th, 2009 | By | Category: Student Work

While U.N. dignitaries and leaders exchanged presentations about the global food crisis, smallholder farmers and their advocates were holding another conversation across town. Our Day 2 coverage of the World Summit on Food Security in Rome turns to the People’s Food Sovereignty Forum.



World Food Summit: Day 1

Nov 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Student Work

Our coverage of the World Summit on Food Security in Rome begins today. Check here for ongoing live coverage of the day’s events.