Sofia da Palma Rodrigues is a Portuguese reporter, sometimes based in Lisbon, Portugal, other times based in Bissau, Guiné-Bissau.

She has a master’s degree in Science Communication and has been working as journalist in Europe, Africa and Latin America for the last ten years. She mainly focuses on investigative and immersive journalistic pieces. Currently, she is a doctoral fellow in Post-colonial Studies at Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal, and works as an investigative reporter at the online newsmagine Divergente.

She is a board member of BAGABAGA STUDIOS – a co-op dedicated to the production, training and research on digital media and development .

Basic information

Sofia da Palma Rodrigues

Supported projects

Game On

  • Sport

Hundreds of African and South-American minors come to Europe each year searching for a better life and professional success in the El Dorado of European football leagues. In doing so they expose themselves to multimillionaire cross-national structures of power and quick profits.

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.