Posts Tagged ‘ agriculture ’

‘War of Rape’ on European Parliament TV

Oct 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Photos, Student Work, Video

A version of Laurel Moorhead’s story “War of Rape in the Congo” first appeared on European Parliament TV.  Moorhead was a student in the Africa Reporting Project in 2010-2011 when she produced this version of the film and currently works an associate digital producer for the political analysis show ‘The War Room with Jennifer Granholm‘ which […]

For Uganda, irrigation missing link to fighting hunger

Jan 14th, 2010 | By | Category: The African Connection

Joshua Kato, a Ugandan reporter and one of the Africa Reporting Project’s journalism partners, writes about how the country is experimenting with the use of irrigation to ensure food security.

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 […]

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.

A garden grows in Mosswood

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

Kijiji Grows, the brainchild of Eric Maundu and Keba Konte, seeks to teach food production through hydroponics.

‘I had a good life in Zimbabwe,’ immigrant student says

Oct 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Student Work

Over the last few years, her country has been described in the world’s media as a disaster area. Yet family and her peaceful youth in Harare, known as the Sunshine City, offers Tendekai, a Zimbabwean immigrant, a different perspective on the country.