Q&A: The World Bank's Makhtar Diop on how to accelerate economic growth in Africa

Devex talked with Makhtar Diop, World Bank's vice president for Africa, to learn more about the World Bank’s accelerated approach to eliminate poverty on the continent.

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  • Jennifer Ehidiamen

    Jennifer Ehidiamen is a Nigerian writer who is passionate about communications and journalism. She has worked as a reporter and communications consultant for different organizations in Nigeria and overseas. She has an undergraduate degree in mass communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, and M.A. in business and economics from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York. In 2014, she founded Rural Reporters (www.ruralreporters.com) with the goal of amplifying underreported news and issues affecting rural communities.