Layoffs trickle in as industry braces for budget cuts

A string of recent downsizing and restructuring announcements from the development community point to anxiety among NGOs and contractors about the future of the U.S. foreign aid budget — intensified after leaks revealed the Trump administration is looking to shave off 37 percent. Devex talks to experts and some of the NGOs already tightening their belts to find out more.

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  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards is a Reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.