IGD annual meeting to focus on Power Africa, agribusiness

Lisa B. Nelson: Upcoming event in Nigeria highlights power in Africa

The Initiative for Global Development is gearing up for its annual meeting, to be held in May in Abuja, Nigeria.

Lisa B. Nelson, IGD interim president and CEO, discussed the main items on the agenda during an interview with Devex Editor Rolf Rosenkranz.

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