Our goal is to help turn around fragile states – WB’s Diagana

By Hichem Ben Yaiche. Published on April 30, 2021

Ousmane Diagana is the Vice-President of the World Bank for West and Central Africa. He oversees these two very different sub-regions each with its own sets of challenges and needs. 11 of the 22 countries in West and Central Africa are classified as ‘fragile state’. His operational portfolio is around $50bn to help turn these countries around. What are his plans?