Stories by the Author
Multiple apricot varieties being replaced with more homogeneous, marketable types.
5 Aug 15
Money supports whole communities, but earning it can destroy families.
22 Jul 15
Strains caused when husbands are absent for months or years.
9 Jul 15
Firearms often used to stop civilians trying to evade customs controls.
26 May 15
As Kyrgyz-Tajik border becomes subject to new customs rules, thriving trade in beef cattle could fall off.
20 Mar 15
16 Feb 11
In a country where tribal allegiance still matters, reporting one group’s demand to be upgraded to nation status requires sensitivity and scrupulous balance.
22 Apr 09