By Maea Lenei Buhre
Unemployed miners retrain to become beekeepers, solar power helps students in Malawi, and more.
By Larisa Epatko
Southern Malawi’s dry, crusty fields used to be waist-high with corn. But two consecutive years of low rainfall have meant scarce harvests and have forced farmers to change just about everything they know about farming.
By Sebastian Rich
As one of the worst droughts ever recorded in Southern and Eastern Africa continues, photojournalist Sebastian Rich has been documenting the desperate lives of the most vulnerable affected in Malawi and Mozambique for UNICEF. View a collection of his photos.
By Nsikan Akpan
By exploring the critical nutrients in breast milk, scientists have found part of being a healthy kid comes from within.
By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — More of the world's children are surviving to their fifth birthday, but 6.3 million still died last year, mostly from preventable causes, the U.N. children's agency said Tuesday.
By Talea Miller
Muslim leaders and U.S. health workers in Malawi are partnering to shift attitudes towards family planning.
In Malawi, where some 83,000 children are infected with HIV, a new program brings U.S. doctors to the East African country and encourages African doctors to set up practices in their hometowns, instead of leaving for more prosperous countries.
Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the debate over the benefits of providing cash or crops to recipient nations. He also looks into the growing effects of domestic farm law on world food markets.
By PBS NewsHour
The government of Malawi in southern Africa Wednesday announced the launch of a $28 million land redistribution program aimed at giving land to 20,000 poor families.
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