Doaa Farid is a Cairo-based journalist covering economy and business since 2013. Farid was a staff business reporter at Egypt's English-language newspaper the Daily News Egypt for three years. In early 2016, Farid was accepted to take part in a Thomson Reuters Foundation programme, named 'Wealth of Nations', that works with African journalists to produce investigative stories on taxes and illicit finance. Farid has also gained an experience in research and translation through working with firms and non-profit organisations located in the US, UK and the UAE.
Got published in Egypt's oldest English-language newspaper the Ahram Weekly. The story is about the increases of food commodity prices in Egypt caused by a cash shortage.