Davide Mancino is an Italian journalist and editor of datajournalism.it.

He holds a Master in Science Communication at the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA).

His works have appeared (among others) on Quartz, Wired Italy and L'Espresso. Data journalist and interactive designer, he is also a trainer for tools at the intersection of data science and reporting (Tableau, Mapbox/CartoDB, Quantum GIS, Illustrator, SVG/HTML/Javascript interactives). In 2013 he authored an investigation that revelead how Italy has been the first european commercial partner in arms dealing with Assad's Syria.

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Davide Mancino

Supported projects

Mafia in Africa

  • Industry
  • Organised crime

The Italian mafia has established a hidden but lethal presence in Africa. Its members own diamond mines, nightclubs and land, all with the complicity of corrupt regimes.