China’s fertility experiment
After the lifting of China’s 35-year One Child policy, author Mei Fong explores its often devastating impact
Shaking up farming in rural Nepal
How can Nepalese farmers plagued by extreme poverty build resilience to climate extremes and take advantage of economic opportunities?
Clearing Colombia's landmines
Noralba fled her home in Colombia as a child to avoid being forcibly recruited by rebel fighters. Now a widow with two young children, she has taken a job clearing mines planted during the country's civil war.
A tale of two streets in Dakar
Can investment in drainage and water storage help build resilience to worsening flooding in urban areas of Africa?
Praying for rain in Ethiopia
Three generations of Ethiopian drought-survivors carry on through yet another year of failed rains
VIDEO: Lessons on hatred from Bosnia
“My schoolmates were just my schoolmates and my teachers were my teachers.” But in 1992 Kemal Pervanic, a Bosnian Muslim, was in a concentration camp being interrogated and tortured by his favourite teacher.
VIDEO: Training women journalists in Syria
Returning to Syria after working for the BBC in London, Zaina Erhaim found that all of the citizen journalists reporting on the civill war were men