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CBC Radio - Dispatches
December 22/28, 2008
The trouble with qat: Yemen's favorite afternoon narcotic is costing the country its water supply as Yemenis literally chew their way into drought.
Why roadside gardens may be sub-Saharan Africa's first line of defense against food shortages.
In India, angry farmers prepare to defy a government proposal to throw away their seeds.
The women of the surf in Zanzibar, where a bold attempt to build an economy out of seaweed is starting to wilt.
And the cesarinas strike back: a home-cooking movement tries to right the culinary wrongs masquerading as Italian cuisine.