Likpete Kokou Jesdias, L’Expression, Cotonou (Bénin)

Having spent four years at Le Municipal newspaper, specialising in de-centralisation and local development in Benin, Likpete went on to write for Le Journal de Notre Epoque for nine months. Likpete is now working as a journalist at the online publication L’Expression

Project: Produce a series of articles, including at least two investigations into the impact of poor sanitation on the development of children and adolescents in Benin. As part of this, Likpete will create a global work scheme which highlights the risks of poor sanitation to children’s survival, growth and development.

Twitter: @jlikpete

Online articles:

Eau et Assainissement : De bénéficiaires à acteurs, les jeunes veulent franchir le pas