Laura Villadiego is a freelance journalist, based in Madrid, Spain.

Laura is specialised in human rights, labour issues and the environment.

After covering the Southeast Asia for international media for more than ten years, she is now based in Madrid from where she researches on industries and their impacts.

Laura is also co-founder of the investigative journalism organisation Carro de Combate, that researches on supply chains, and author of several books on the topic. 

Laura Villadiego

Basic information

Laura Villadiego
Human rights, labour issues, the environment

Supported projects

Soy traders and EU food brands fuel deforestation in Argentina

  • Agriculture
  • Environment

CHACO – A cross-border investigation conducted by Voxeurop and Periodistas por el Planeta reveals that livestock farms in Italy and Spain, two major meat exporters across Europe, as well as iconic food brands are indirectly linked to deforestation in the Chaco province in Argentina.

Checkmate on bees

  • Agriculture
  • Environment
  • Politics

Beekeepers in Europe are struggling. Over the past decades, European policies, and especially the Common Agricultural Programme (CAP), have promoted the industrialisation of agriculture, leaving no space for bees to thrive and exposing them to many harms, such as pesticides.