Niger's President Issoufou on the 'long road' to an MCC compact

The Millennium Challenge Corp. and the government of Niger are embarking on a $437 million plan to boost the country's food security, agricultural production and market access. Devex spoke with Niger's president and the MCC chief during New York Global Dev Week.

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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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