Randrianarisoa Riana Raymonde


Randrianarisoa Riana Raymonde is a Madagascar-based freelance reporter with 22 years of experience. She has focused on investigative journalism since 2009. She is a founder and the general secretary of the Madagascar Network of Investigative Journalists (RFDIM). She is an activist for press freedom in her country and a promoter of investigative journalism. She was also a recipient of the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime (GI-TOC) ‘Resilience Fund’ fellowship for 2021 and winner of the Martin Alder award 2021 by The Rory Peck Trust. She has held a number of fellowships, including the Thomson Reuters Foundation fellow (Wealth of Nations Project) in 2016, GIJC15 Fellowships (GIJN and SKUP) in 2015. She also participated in many cross-border investigations about money laundering and corruption with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). Locally, she is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2007 Biodiversity Reporting award (2nd Prize) by Conservation International, the 2010 Human Right Reporting Award by Us Embassy Madagascar (1st Prize- Print Category) and the 2013 Women Right Reporting award by Babeo and European Union Madagascar (1st Prize- Print category). Currently, she is completing a Master degree in Journalism at the University of Antananarivo-Madagascar.

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