Microfinance programs: West Africa's next task force?

BRAC is gearing up to relaunch its microfinance programs in Ebola-hit West Africa by March 1 and could play a critical role in spurring on economic recovery.

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.