I am a writer, storyteller and content creator with years of experience covering stories about food, land, climate and gender justice. I create content for international organizations and NGOs, including UN agencies, and I write about people that I believe can inspire us to imagine and build a different world.
Writing & Storytelling
The last of the mangroves - The Ecologist
A story on the effects of shrimp farming on Indigenous communities and their mangrove forests in Malaysia.
Community-based monitoring to end oil contamination in the Peruvian Amazon - UNEP
Indigenous communities in Peru are using a mix of traditional knowledge and technology to monitor the disastrous effects of oil spills in the Amazon in order to hold international companies accountable.
My husband's land - International Land Coalition
Customary laws in Cameroon prevent widows from inheriting their late husband's land. This is the story of how Justine got her land back.
A life for land rights - Forest Peoples Programme
The Indigenous community living in the reserve Cañamomo-Lomaprieta in Colombia has been fighting for decades to get their land back. This is the story of Indigenous activist Faustino Rotavista.
Farming for the future in South Africa - International Land Coalition
The story of Mokgadi, a black female farmer from South Africa, a country where most agricultural land is owned by large-scale, white-owned commercial farms.
Looking after lagoons in Ecuador - International Land Coalition
A short film and a human-interest article showcasing how a community in Ecuador came together to create a conservation area to safeguard the local lagoons, through a participative and inclusive process.
From abandoned land to urban farming - International Land Coalition
A photo essay on the work of a social farming cooperative in Southern Italy that gives new life to abandoned public land by doing social farming activities with the local community.
Speaking up in Peru - International Land Coalition
A long-feature on rural women in Peru fighting for a seat at the table against patriarchal norms and practices.
Interview with Michael Fakhri, Special Rapporteur on the right to food
Interview with Michael Fakhri, Special Rapporteur on the right to food on how strong land rights can help overcome the current food crisis made worse by the pandemic.
Fostering livelihoods of vanilla farmers in Tanzania - Common Fund for Commodities
The article highlights the work of Natural Extracts Industries, a natural vanilla flavor manufacturer, and its efforts to support Tanzanian smallholder farmers.
Supporting Kenyan macadamia nut growers - Common Fund for Commodities
Ten Senses is the world’s first fair-trade certified macadamia nut company. This is the story of how they are creating better working conditions for nut growers in Kenya.
The woman who refuses to die - Latin Correspondent
Interview with Yolanda Oqueli, Indigenous environmental defender who’s received threats and intimidations for protesting a mining project on her community’s land in Guatemala.
A series of interviews with women human rights defenders who are holding the extractive sector accountable in Peru, Zimbabwe and the Philippines:
- Peruvian women activists are likely to suffer from PTSD in their struggle against mining projects.
- Fighting diamonds in Zimbabwe, an interview with Melanie Chiponda
- Mining and indigenous rights in the Philippines, an interview with Jane Lingbawan Yap-Eo
Overlooked and underappreciated - Eco Justice Project
‘Plant blindness’ — our inability to notice plants and the role they play in our lives — has significant consequences for the planet, hindering conservation efforts and impacting our food systems.
Boundaries for peace in Togo - International Land Coalition
A rural community in Togo resolved conflicts over land and resources by collectively demarcating their land.
Social media & content
SOCIAL MEDIA COVERAGE | COP27, Egypt
In 2022, I travelled to Sharm-el-Sheik to cover COP27, focusing on initiatives and events that talked about the importance of securing land rights to mitigate the climate crisis.
INSTAGRAM TAKEOVER | UN Food Systems Summit, Italy
Ahead of the UN Food Systems Summit in 2021, I took over their instagram account for a day to show how a farming social cooperative in Southern Italy is successfully building a more sustainable food system.
SOCIAL MEDIA COVERAGE | Global Land Forum, Jordan
I flew to Jordan to do social media live coverage of the Global Land Forum, a global conference on land rights issues with more than 800 participants from 74 countries. Throughout the conference, the official hashtag of the event reached 2.9M people with almost 8k interactions.
DIGITAL STORYTELLING WORKSHOP | Jordan
At the Global Land Forum in Jordan, I had the pleasure to hold a workshop on digital storytelling for change with Al-Jazeera journalist Sandra Gathmann.
SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING | Cameroon
In 2017, I travelled to Cameroon to train local youths on how to use social media to speak up against palm oil concessions on their community’s land.
I have a BA (Hons) in Journalism from the University of Westminster (2014) and a MSc in Social Anthropology from the London School of Economics (2015).