Trump's 'skinny budget,' and a mounting famine threat: This week in development

President Donald Trump takes aim at foreign aid and the United Nations, famine concerns mount in four countries, and Syria’s war is six years old. This week in development.

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  • 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.