Malnutrition — it's the economy, stupid!

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank, wants to hold national leaders accountable for ensuring better nutrition outcomes. From the World Bank spring meetings in Washington, D.C., he gave Devex an inside look at new efforts to bolster Africa's "grey matter infrastructure."

About the author

  • 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.