Natasha Elkington


Natasha Elkington is an award-winning, independent multimedia journalist, producer and online editor based in Nairobi, Kenya. She worked with Thomson Reuters for three years in Toronto and with the Thomson Reuters Foundation for three years in London. She has previously worked as a TV producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and also done freelance photography and video for various organizations around Africa including FilmAid, Action Aid and the European Union. Originally from Kenya, she has a passion for telling human impact stories and writing about the environment.

By this writer
“What Silicon Valley does usually doesn’t work here”
28 Oct 2019

Kennedy Kirui on tailoring the tech world to meet African needs

A visual journey across African landscapes
22 Oct 2019

A look at the continent's eight distinct landscapes

Getting to know the landscape of Ghana
9 Oct 2019

10 fast facts on the sub-Saharan African country

Now playing: The age of enlightenment on Africa
20 Jun 2019

Soweto’s 'I See a Different You' co-founders on art’s power to change perceptions of their continent

What revolutionizing values could mean for capitalism – and the planet
10 May 2019

Digging into the psychology of materialism with Tim Kasser

African reggae star Rocky Dawuni on music’s power to drum up climate action
11 Mar 2019

New album uses art's force to mobilize masses for change

To preserve ecosystems, intra-Africa trade must improve, says CIFOR scientist
30 Aug 2018

Forests at risk

Smallholder farmers need greater support for land restoration, CIFOR scientist says
28 Aug 2018

Resilience to risk

Restoring land in Africa an opportunity for women’s rights, says president of women’s forest network
20 Aug 2018

Addressing gender divide

Kofi Annan leaves legacy as champion for landscape restoration in Africa
19 Aug 2018

"Force for good"

New GEF funds could help smallholder farmers with landscape planning
1 Aug 2018

Delivering transformative change