Trump denounces foreign spending while the Dutch fill funding gaps: This week in development news

President Donald Trump denounces U.S. foreign spending, the Dutch government leads an effort to fill funding gaps left by the global gag rule, and both the Global Fund and Adam Smith International start over in different ways. This week in development news.

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    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.