Jim Kim wraps up tour of Ebola-affected West Africa

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim finished a two-day visit to West Africa unveiling plans to strengthen the agriculture sector, urban infrastructure and the private sector in Ebola-affected Guinea and Sierra Leone. Apart from containing the virus, economic recovery in the two countries and Liberia is a priority for the world's top multilateral donor.

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  • 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.

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