Storytellers

Joep Janssen
Joep Janssen
Founder and editor-in-chief Nextblue
22 stories
Dagim Terefe
Dagim Terefe
Dagim is an independent multimedia journalist from Ethiopia, with a focus on the environment.
4 stories
Rahul Yaduka
Rahul Yaduka
Rahul is a PhD scholar at School of Development Studies, Ambedkar University Delhi in India.
4 stories
Mosabber Hossain
Mosabber Hossain
Mosabber is a freelance journalist based at Dhaka, Bangladesh. Winner of the Thomson Foundation Investigative Award.
3 stories
Amar Guriro
Amar Guriro
Amar is an environmental journalist from Karachi, Pakistan. He reports on climate change impacts in his country.
3 stories
Adenike Oladosu
Adenike Oladosu
Founder of I Lead Climate Action Initiative, Nigeria.
3 stories
Abhishek Singh
Abhishek Singh
Abhishek is a photographer from New Delhi, India.
3 stories
Supratim Bhattacharjee
Supratim Bhattacharjee
Supratim is a photographer based in Kolkata, India. He is specialised in environmental and climate change issues.
3 stories
Nabin Baral
Nabin Baral
Nabin is a documentary photographer based in Kathmandu, Nepal.
3 stories
Toka Mahmoud
Toka Mahmoud
Toka is a water and environmental engineer from Egypt. She holds a Master’s degree from IHE Delft, Netherlands.
3 stories
Geoffrey Kamadi
Geoffrey Kamadi
Geoffrey is a freelance journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya, specialised in science, development and climate reporting.
3 stories
Shekhar Kanti Ray
Shekhar Kanti Ray
Shekhar is a development professional from Bangladesh. He is publishing on development and marginalisation.
2 stories
Deepa Padmanaban
Deepa Padmanaban
Deepa is a freelance journalist based in Bangalore, India, writing on environment, wildlife, science and health.
2 stories
Ryszard A. Daniel
Ryszard A. Daniel
Ryszard is an engineer who researched, designed and supervised the construction of many projects. He was consulted and performed design reviews for the flood protection systems in New Orleans.
2 stories
Rafiqul Islam Montu
Rafiqul Islam Montu
An award-winning investigative journalist, who writes extensively about climate change, environment and the coastal people of Bangladesh.
2 stories
Sohan Rahat
Sohan Rahat
Sohan is a Bangladeshi documentary photographer, producer and writer. He is interested in climate change and migration.
2 stories
Marcel Marchand
Marcel Marchand
Marcel has been working for more than 35 years in the field of coastal zone management and flood risk management in the Netherlands and abroad.
2 stories
Shahnoor Hasan
Shahnoor Hasan
Shahnoor is senior researcher resilience and planning at knowledge institute Deltares, the Netherlands.
2 stories
Ly Quoc Dang
Ly Quoc Dang
Dang is an ecologist and the founder of Youth Farm Network (Y-Farm) based in Can Tho, Vietnam.
2 stories
Precious Williams
Precious Williams
A global health epidemiologist and researcher, dedicated to using data and research to strengthen healthcare systems and improve health outcomes in low- and middle-income nations.
2 stories
Melba Newsome
Melba Newsome
An award-winning freelance writer who covers the environment and climate change. She also directs the Environmental and Epistemic Justice journalism fellowship at Wake Forest University.
2 stories
Claire Potter
Claire Potter
Claire Potter is an environmental journalist based in New York.
2 stories
Namrata Acharya
Namrata Acharya
Namrata is an independent journalist based in Kolkata, India. She writes on issues related to economy and environment.
2 stories
Marietta Shimizu-Larenas
Marietta Shimizu-Larenas
Marietta is a social impact, gender and inclusion in SDG's expert.
1 post
Annemarie Mink
Annemarie Mink
Annemarie is an experienced social innovator and researcher, who develops technological products and services that improve people’s wellbeing.
1 post
Wannurliana Labaidiman
Wannurliana Labaidiman
Wannurliana is a student and initiator of the Good Weather Good Life project in Narathiwat, Thailand.
1 post
Abjata Khalif
Abjata Khalif
Abjata is a Kenyan journalist covering climate change, water challenges and women rights.
1 post
Bernard Kervyn
Bernard Kervyn
Bernard is founder of Mekong Plus, a non-governmental organisation aiming to eliminate poverty in villages in southern Vietnam and Cambodia.
1 post
Jiten Barua
Jiten Barua
Jiten is a journalist based in Khagrachari Hill District in Bangladesh. He is working for Somoy Television.
1 post
Aminul Islam
Aminul Islam
Aminul is an experienced journalist based in Chapainawabganj along the Padma River in Bangladesh.
1 post
Samuel Dike
Samuel Dike
Samuel is a software developer and clean water advocate from Nigeria.
1 post
Bas Agerbeek
Bas Agerbeek
Bas is a Dutch water management expert who is fascinated by climate resilient and nature-based design in delta regions.
1 post
Shahanaj Poly
Shahanaj Poly
Shahanaj is development professional in Bangladesh.
1 post
Barack Oduor
Barack Oduor
Multimedia journalist based at Nairobi, Kenya. Passionate about the rights of indigenous communities, he writes stories related to rights and climate change.
1 post
Frances Kannekens
Frances Kannekens
Civil engineer, presently working as the coordinator for the eco-friendly asset management programme at HZ University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands.
1 post
Sonia Preity
Sonia Preity
Sonia is a journalist and human rights activist from Bangladesh.
1 post
Samantha Ashford
Samantha Ashford
Having lived in places surrounded by water, Samantha has taken up the study of water management at HZ University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands.
1 post
Hilde Janssen
Hilde Janssen
Hilde Janssen is a Dutch journalist and researcher.
1 post
Anika Tamanna
Anika Tamanna
Anika is a radio presenter on Radio Padma 99.2 FM. She lives in Rajshahi along the Padma river in Bangladesh.
1 post
Niels van den Berge
Niels van den Berge
Niels is a Dutch impact entrepreneur at Easy Housing.
1 post
Lawrence Nzuve
Lawrence Nzuve
The communications coordinator at SEI Africa, Nairobi. Specialising in science journalism, he bridges the gap between research and public awareness for sustainable development.
1 post
Niall O’Connor
Niall O’Connor
Director at SEI — Stockholm Environment Institute, Asia Centre
1 post
Flavia Cosoveanu
Flavia Cosoveanu
HZ University Lecturer-Researcher dedicated to enhancing delta resilience, climate adaptation, and socio-ecological sustainability for the betterment of communities navigating water challenges.
1 post
Syeda Neegar Banu
Syeda Neegar Banu
An accomplished independent filmmaker and director of Parallel Cine Movement. She is based at Khulna, Bangladesh.
1 post
Saurabh Goyal
Saurabh Goyal
Writer based in Delhi, India.
1 post
Samuel Ajala
Samuel Ajala
Climate and energy transition journalist and researcher, deeply interested in telling Africa's story.
1 post
Neal Haddaway
Neal Haddaway
Photographer and researcher studying for an MA in photojournalism from the University of the Arts London and a PhD in conservation and environmental science from the University of Leeds.
1 post
Lucy Binfield
Lucy Binfield
A PhD scholar at the Bamboo Applications and Manufacturing Lab, University of British Columbia in Canada.
1 post
Shannon Kazia Norbert
Shannon Kazia Norbert
Shannon is interested in sustainability, freshwater ecology, and intergovernmental watershed stewardship. She has degrees in Integrated Water Resources Management and Environmental Engineering.
1 post
Aadesh Subedi
Aadesh Subedi
A Kathmandu-based freelance journalist with a postgraduate degree in agricultural economics from the University of Georgia, writing primarily about environmental and climate change issues.
1 post
Fadil Lateh
Fadil Lateh
Fadil is a student and initiator of the Good Weather Good Life project in Narathiwat, Thailand.
1 post
Mohammad Shahadat Hossain
Mohammad Shahadat Hossain
Shahadat is an Economics student from Bangladesh. He is member of The Climate Action Champions Network.
1 post
Sanaullah Salam
Sanaullah Salam
Salam is a water management specialist from Afghanistan. He is studying at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education.
1 post
Md. Nahid Hasan
Md. Nahid Hasan
Nahid is a development activist, currently working as research officer in Bangladesh Environment and Development Society.
1 post
Uthpal Kumar
Uthpal Kumar
Uthpal is manager Integrated Water Resources Management for Climate Smart Agriculture at Solidaridad Network in Bangladesh.
1 post
Anchanikran Nantasook
Anchanikran Nantasook
Anchanikran is a student at Kasetsart University, and member of Youth Leadership Development in the Thai water sector in Thailand.
1 post
Engeline Kelderman
Engeline Kelderman
Engeline is an anthropologist specialised in human-nature relations. She studied Anthropology and Development Studies in Nijmegen.
1 post
Rida Shah
Rida Shah
Rida is a former news anchor with Pakistan Television and presently pursuing a Master’s in Media and Politics.
1 post
Anis Etan
Anis Etan
Anis is a student and initiator of the Good Weather Good Life project in Narathiwat, Thailand.
1 post
Nhung Nguyen
Nhung Nguyen
Nhung is a freelance writer from Ho Chi Minh City, covering gender inequality, climate change and health in Vietnam.
1 post
Toto Sompong
Toto Sompong
Toto is a farmer and member of Youth Farm Network (Y-Farm) based in Korat, Thailand.
1 post
Arnon Boonyapravase
Arnon Boonyapravase
Arnon is the founder of Green Dot, a platform for citizens’ participation in the maintenance of green space in Thailand.
1 post
Vuong Kha Tu
Vuong Kha Tu
Tu is a young environmentalist, student and member of Youth Farm Network (Y-Farm) based in Can Tho, Vietnam.
1 post
Ramisa Maliyath
Ramisa Maliyath
Ramisa is graduated with a double major in Environmental Science and Public Health at Asian University for Women in Bangladesh.
1 post
Samiha Sabur
Samiha Sabur
Samiha is a teaching assistant in Environmental Science and Public Health at Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
1 post
Naung Naung
Naung Naung
Naung is a farmer, member of Youth Farm Network and promoting conservation in Ayeyarwady, Myanmar.
1 post
S.M. Nayem Ahasan
S.M. Nayem Ahasan
S.M. Nayem is a student from the environmental science discipline at the Khulna University, Bangladesh.
1 post
Godlove Kihupi
Godlove Kihupi
Godlove is a Tanzanian communication and marketing specialist at LEAD Foundation and Justdiggit.
1 post
Jemima Oakey
Jemima Oakey
Jemima is an associate at Azure strategy and consultant at the Economist Intelligence Unit.
1 post
Poli Rani Debnath
Poli Rani Debnath
Poli is a news presenter and editor at Community Radio Pollikontho 99.2 FM in Moulvibazar, Bangladesh.
1 post
Moyna Khan
Moyna Khan
Moyna is assistant programmer at Community Radio Naf 99.2 FM in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
1 post
Dr. Sanchayan Nath
Dr. Sanchayan Nath
Sanchayan is asst. Professor of Public Policy in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT Tirupati, India.
1 post
Sadia Rahman
Sadia Rahman
Sadia is a business graduate from Bangladesh, working as a program officer at the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child.
1 post
Shruti Singh
Shruti Singh
Shruti is project executive at The Buddha Institute, India. She works on socio-economic initiatives for marginalised people.
1 post
Madeline Dahm
Madeline Dahm
Madeline is a science writer and photojournalist specialising in sustainable agriculture development and water resource management.
1 post
Saiyna Bashir
Saiyna Bashir
Saiyna is a Pakistani photojournalist, focusing on women from vulnerable communities, migration and climate change.
1 post
Almustaqim Balogun
Almustaqim Balogun
Almustaqim is a development journalist from Nigeria using media to bridge the communication gap between science, policy and society.
1 post
Tasmim Alam Bindu
Tasmim Alam Bindu
Tasmim is a news and program presenter at Radio Padma 99.2FM in Bangladesh.
1 post
Abu Rahel Md. Shahinur Islam
Abu Rahel Md. Shahinur Islam
Shahinur is an environmental journalist from Dhaka, Bangladesh.
1 post
Cynthia van Elk
Cynthia van Elk
Cynthia is a photographer based in Amsterdam and Brooklyn, NY. She was part of the Water as Leverage program and documented its design process.
1 post
Mohsin Ul Hakim
Mohsin Ul Hakim
Mohsin is a correspondent for Jamuna Television in Bangladesh. He reports on remote coastal communities in the Sundarbans.
1 post
Farzana Rahman
Farzana Rahman
Farzana is a development professional with 10 years of experience in Bangladesh and Australia.
1 post
Ilódio Sandoval Bata
Ilódio Sandoval Bata
lódio is a journalist based at Maputo, Mozambique. He writes about the intersections of public policy and sustainability.
1 post
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