Mien De Graeve has been a blogger and freelance writer for Flemish news platform MO* since 2011.

She moved to Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou in September 2012, where she opened a restaurant and cultural centre.

Basic information

Mien De Graeve
Burkina Faso

Supported projects

The Cotton Connection

  • Agriculture
  • Industry

Early 2016 Burkina Faso announced its withdrawal from the genetically modified cotton introduced by multinational Monsanto eight years before. The Cotton Connection investigation shows that the American company made huge mistakes, but is not the only actor to be criticised.