Carolyn Thompson is a Canadian freelance data journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Her work focuses mainly on human rights, displacement, and corruption. Her work uses tools such as satellite imagery, data analysis, surveys, and image verification. 

Basic information

Name
Carolyn Thompson
Expertise
Satellite imagery, data analysis, surveys, image verification
Country
Kenya
City
Nairobi

Supported projects

Cash Transfers in Climate Change Adaptation Never Reached Kenya's Farmers

  • Agriculture
  • Data Journalism
  • Ecology
  • Economy
  • Environment

In northern Kenya, drought caused by climate change brought also a surge in cash transfers to farmers. Millions have been invested, but locals claim they haven't received the promised financial support. The auditor general in Kenya claims billions of shillings are being lost at the responsible agencies.