Madeleine Ngeunga is an award winning investigative journalist from Cameroon. Her work focuses on forest management and policy, agribusiness and land grabbing, Indigenous rights, land-use conflict, climate change, and environmental justice issues in the Congo Basin region and beyond.

She is using data-driven stories to highlight the political, social, and environmental factors causing forest loss across the Congo basin region and beyond.

Madeleine currently works as an editor with InfoCongo and part of the Pulitzer center team, supporting African journalists across sub-saharan Africa to report on rainforest related issues and conduct investigative journalism.

She was a Pulitzer Center Rainforest Investigations Network fellow in 2021-2022 and a Global Forest Watch fellow in 2019. 
Her reports have appeared in such outlets as Le Monde, Thomson Reuters, Mongabay, Forest News-CIFOR, and Landscape.

Basic information

Madeleine Ngeunga
environmental justice, deforestation, land use, indigenous people rights

Supported projects

Perenco extracting oil and gas in protected areas

  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Industry

PARIS - The "Perenco System" international investigation coordinated by the Environmental Investigative Forum (EIF) in partnership with Mediapart, InfoCongo, InfoAmazonia and Convoca documents the systemic ecological impact of Perenco worldwide.