Ebola's silver lining for Liberia's civil service

The Ebola outbreak exposed glaring gaps in Liberia's public institutions, but young people — with the right tools and opportunities — can help to fill them, says Hh Zaizay, executive director of the Liberian President's Young Professionals Program and program director for JSI in Liberia.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.

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