We jump on board a health train that's bringing key medical services to remote parts of South Africa, and hear about a new screening test that could revolutionize the diagnosis of dyslexia. Plus, the Mexican coding boot camp giving returnees a fresh start.
World in Progress: How to feed the world in times of Climate Change
How wheat Farmers and scientists in Canada are dealing with changing climate // IFPRI director talks about future food policies // Cricket farming changes livelihoods in Western Kenya
World in Progress: Enemies of the state?
Tanzania's President John Magufuli has turned pregnant teenagers into enemies of the state, claiming that allowing young mothers back to school would spell disaster for the country. Little is being done to tackle the root causes of these unwanted pregnancies: Rape, poverty and lack of sex education. Linda Staude went to investigate and her in-depth feature is presented by Natalie Muller.
World in Progress: Under attack
Afghanistan went to the polls amid Taliban attacks — the dire security situation and political instability has left many people without any hope. And the US embargo on Venezuela takes a toll on people who can't even get the medicine they need.
World in Progress: Trees to the rescue!
Deforestation concerns linked to palm oil plantations have prompted the EU to ban the use of palm oil in biofuel by 2030 — but Malaysian farmers say that spells disaster for them. Communities in Kenya's coastal regions are planting mangroves to protect the environment and make a living by selling carbon credits. And a video game that's getting help to those in need.