Climate change to worsen drought, diminish corn yields in Africa | MIT News

Over the next century, southern Africa will see widespread decreases in maize production.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
March 16, 2017 ~7 min

Reducing spoilage in food aid shipments | MIT News

Large-scale tests compare damage from insects and moisture using a variety of containers.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Jan. 6, 2017 ~6 min

Saharan dust in the wind | MIT News

Scientists find huge reduction in African dust plume led to stronger Saharan monsoons 11,000 years ago.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 23, 2016 ~8 min

At TechCon, science-based solutions for world issues | MIT News

Innovators and researchers tackle global issues through actionable research and collaboration.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 15, 2016 ~10 min

From engineer to urban planner | MIT News

Grad student Billy Ndengeyingoma helps improve affordable-housing design in Africa.

Catherine Curro Caruso | MIT News correspondent • mit
Sept. 25, 2016 ~9 min

The teacher becomes the student | MIT News

Ten Tunisian professors take part in MIT-Educator’s inaugural program to examine their higher-ed practices.

Sarah McDonnell | MIT News Office • mit
Sept. 2, 2016 ~9 min

Democracy now | MIT News

Political scientist Evan Lieberman studies ethnic identity and African politics.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
June 14, 2016 ~8 min

At hooding ceremony, doctoral graduates urged to solve the world’s “toughest challenges” | MIT News

Development leader Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala MCP ’78, PhD ’81 encourages graduates to tackle pressing issues.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
June 2, 2016 ~4 min

Finding wonderland | MIT News

Senior Marie Elimbi Moudio enters a “weird place” and discovers a world of possibility.

Meg Murphy | School of Engineering • mit
May 27, 2016 ~5 min

Can technology help teach literacy in poor communities? | MIT News

Project to provide children with tablets loaded with literacy apps reports encouraging results in Africa, U.S.

Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office • mit
April 26, 2016 ~7 min