Laurence Soustras



Laurence Soustras is a French freelance journalist based in Paris. She has worked for Les Echos, l'Agefi and Radio France International. She primarily, but not exclusively, writes about the themes of development and international finance, specifically in Africa. She is a former China correspondent for Les Echos and the Swiss newspapers 24 Heures and La Tribune de Genève.

Funded projects

The Future of the World Food Markets

​According to Oxfam, the livelihood of more than 900 million people is in jeopardy as a direct result of growing instability of food prices. The project looks into causes of this instability and into solutions being proposed.

Tales of the Missing Millions

This scrollytelling project looks into fraud and corruption at major development institutions, such as the World Bank, and at the monitoring solutions emerging at the international and local level.