USAID's current priorities in Vietnam: A blend of old and new

Several of the U.S. government's priorities in Vietnam can be traced to events that damaged relations between the two countries decades ago, but USAID is now looking ahead for new ideas. Devex sat down with Mission Director Michael Greene to discuss how U.S. priorities have adapted as Vietnam has risen in the global ranks — and how they might change further under a new administration.

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  • Kelli Rogers

    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.