Diogo Cardoso is an independent visual storyteller based in Lisbon, Portugal.

With a background in journalism, he has been involved in projects that range from music and narrative writing to photography and the pictorial possibilities of communication. In the past 12 years he has directed and produced high end imagery for TV and cinematic productions, travelling and working in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Since 2014 he has been mainly focused in the field of documental cinema and investigative journalism, producing award-winning pieces in Guinea-Bissau and Mozambique published at the independent online newsmagazine Divergente.

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Diogo Cardoso

Supported projects

Land of plenty, land of but a few

  • Agriculture
  • Economy

MAPUTO - “Land of plenty, land of but a few” is a web documentary and a data journalism investigation that tells the story of how the peasants who live in the Nacala Corridor, one of the most fertile and populated areas of Mozambique, have been heavily affected by the arrival of large agricultural investments. More about the story here.