12/23/2010 | Machrine Birungi
Machrine Birungi offers a tour of the financial problems that are effecting ordinary Ugandans as they prepare for Christmas this year. From the price of soda, meat and vegetables it may be a smaller celebration for many in 2010 as their shillings drop in value on the global market.
12/21/2010 | Panos London
Overview This week world leaders are meeting at the United Nations’ climate change summit to discuss the best ways to mitigate the effects of climate change. Current research indicates that it will be people living in developing countries that will bear the brunt of climate change. This topic guide offers insights for journalists interested in…
12/08/2010 | Servaas van den Bosch
A report from Nambia where people are suffering from drought, that looks at ways that people are adapting to the problem.
11/12/2010 | Panos London
Overview According to recent studies it is the world’s poorest who will be hit hardest by the global recession. There have been many reports on how developed countries have been affected by the current financial crisis, but new research, which has come out in the past few months, has shown how the global downturn is…
07/27/2010 | Geoffrey Kamadi
A bicycle wheel, an assortment of mirrors and a ball of string seem unlikely components for a piece of cutting edge green technology. But this unwieldy-looking ‘solar concentrator' is the latest product of a renewable energy revolution spreading across Kenya.
07/20/2010 | Panos London
Murali Shanmugavelan, head of Panos London's Information Society programme, talks briefly about the role of communication technologies and their impact on citizenship in this think piece ahead of the IAMCR's 2010 conference in Braga, Portugal.
07/12/2010 | Tania Ghosh
Female garment workers in Cambodia who have migrated to the capital are more exposed to a risk of HIV infection because of the changes in their social and economic circumstances, a new report claims.
06/11/2010 | Panos London
It has barely rained for nearly six months, last season’s scant corn harvest is exhausted and children face hunger. The people in Limpopo’s Sekhukhune district in South Africa are now putting their hope in God and government handouts.
06/07/2010 | Tania Ghosh
An education programme focussing on communication skills is helping rural women in Honduras negotiate equal roles in the home, says a researcher.
06/04/2010 | Eugene Kwibuka
In Rwanda a conservationist realised that the only way to stop poachers would be to offer them an alternative to poaching. So he helped them to become gamekeepers.