Posts Tagged ‘ climate change ’

‘Strange Brew’ in Earth Island Journal

Oct 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Stories, Student Work, Top Story

The night of March 1, 2010 changed everything in Bududa, a district in the Arabica coffee-growing heartland of eastern Uganda. That night it rained for seven hours. As the water kept coming down, huge chunks of earth started caving in.



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 12/18/09

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

New York Times: Monsanto to Allow Use of Seed After Patent Monsanto, the world’s largest seed company and one of the major proponents of genetically modified crops, said in a letter to farm groups this week that it would allow farmers to grow its Roundup Ready soybeans even after a patent protecting the technology expired […]



Africa Reporting Project correspondent publishes story on Ted Miguel in East Bay alt weekly

Dec 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Food for Thought

By ARP Staff
December 5, 2009

Africa Reporting Project correspondent Madeleine Bair published a story this week in the East Bay Express about economist Ted Miguel’s research on climate change and civil conflict in Africa. The study, produced by Miguel and a UC Berkeley doctoral student, is the first to link global warming to human warfare.