A development dialogue for Africa — in Africa?

    The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit has convened international business leaders, African government delegations and U.S. policymakers, but some argue the behind-closed-doors deals and partnerships exclude most Africans from their own development conversation.

    About the author

    • Jeff Tyson

      Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.