Elza Sandrine Sawadogo, Burkina Faso, has worked as a journalist at L’Economiste du Faso, a leading economic weekly since 2013.

She is an investigative reporter with L’Economiste du Faso (Burkina Faso), a leading economic weekly in Burkina Faso. She specializes in economic and financial reporting, illicit financial flows, corporate fraud, and ill-gotten wealth... and participated in different international investigative projects such as Panama Papers, West-Africa Leaks, Pandora Papers, Shadow Diplomats. She is a member of CENOZO and ICIJ.

Elza Sandrine Sawadogo

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Elza Sandrine Sawadogo
Burkina Faso

Supported projects

Missing funds of West African shea collectors

  • Agriculture
  • Economy

OYO - The Danish government's Danida Market Development Partnerships (DMDP) disbursed DKK 9 million to its Canadian partner Mennonite Economic Development Association (MEDA) in 2019 for a 4-year project to support Nigerian women shea collectors, but the project was terminated before the predetermined four years. The team looked into the project's effects and the reasons behind its abrupt termination in 2020.