The WFP's new chief and Trump's climate rollback: This week in development news

The World Food Programme looks for safety from Trump’s budget cuts in a politically savvy executive director, while the U.N.’s annual Commission on the Status of Women reflected a mix of progress and protest. This week in development.

About the author

  • 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.