This week we talk about digitalization and an uprising that changed history: Digital technologies such as mobile phones, apps and drones can help farmers boost their yields and help curb postharvest losses — we'll hear how it's done. And: How the Stonewall rebellion 50 years ago was a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the US.
World in Progress: The power of indigenous people
Indigenous climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa talks about the 'historic moment' for indigenous people and how they can make a difference in climate negotiations. We also hear how Mapuche indigenous people in Chile are fighting plans to build the country's biggest wind farm. And how Tibetan nomads are carving out a living for themselves to be able to stay in the highlands of Qinghai.
World in Progress: Haiti's ecological farmers
Challenged by the aftermath of natural disasters, decades of political crisis and an increasingly unpredictable climate, some farmers in Haiti now employ ecological farming methods to feed their families.
World in Progress: Stories that matter from around the world
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that connects the dots in a globalized era.
World in Progress: Garbage solutions and restored treasures
Maggots in Indonesia help solve the garbage crisis - and create opportunities - How families of people killed in Mexico's drug war try to find closure - Resurrecting the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra