Riana Raymonde Randrianarisoa is a Madagascar based freelance videojournalist with 18 years experience who focuses her work on investigative journalism since 2009.

She is a founding member of the Madagascar network of investigative journalists and is currently completing a Master in economic journalism at Antananarivo-Madagascar University.

She is also the founder of the online media mada24.net.

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Riana Raymonde Randrianarisoa

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The 2.7 billion USD blue economy investment from China in Madagascar

  • Economy
  • Fishing industry
  • Politics

ANTANANARIVO - When the news from Beijing reached Madagascar on September 6th, 2018, that a deal of 2.7 billion USD was signed on the country’s “blue economy” with China, people in the second largest island country panicked. Rightfully so. Nobody, including the fishing ministry, had heard of such a deal beforehand. 

Fishermen head out to sea from the small fishing village of Katsepy

The European Investment Bank: Africa's discreet financier

  • Data Journalism
  • Economy
  • Industry

European Investment Bank (EIB) is the largest multilateral borrower and lender in the world. It finances mainly large infrastructure projects, but also provides loans to small and medium enterprises. The EIB is an EU bank, but its ambitions reach far beyond its borders.