Bozeman, Montana to Danang, Vietnam – What does the future hold?

March 14, 2018 Bozeman, Montana I've been home for a few days now, trying to catch up on projects, meetings and phone calls and e-mails set aside while I was working in Vietnam.  The list is long.  Amidst the information overload that is the return to work, I often think back to my time in Vietnam and … Continue reading Bozeman, Montana to Danang, Vietnam – What does the future hold?

Bozeman, Montana to Danang, Vietnam – My Final Days

Danang, Vietnam, Wednesday, March 7, 2018 Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Danang Branch On Wednesday, March 7 Trang and I visited with Troung Thi Kim Anh, Deputy Director, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Danang Branch and Tran Ky Nam, Specialist, International Relations Department of the VCCI Danang Branch.  This visit was in … Continue reading Bozeman, Montana to Danang, Vietnam – My Final Days

Agriculture and Innovation in Danang and Montana

Danang, Vietnam, March 6, 2018 Danang City Department of Agriculture On Tuesday, March 6, Trang and I met with Nguyen Phu Ban, Director, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Peoples Committee of Danang and Thai Van Quang, Chief of Rural Development Division, Danang Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (www.snnptnt.danang.gov.vn). Departmental mandates include: Formulate strategies … Continue reading Agriculture and Innovation in Danang and Montana

Bozeman to Danang: Partners in Innovation, Education and Resiliancy

February 28 – March 4, 2018 – Danang, Vietnam We had a busy and eventful week in Danang last week so this weekend’s trip to Hue was a much-needed break from the fast-paced schedule of meetings, discussions, and tours.  More on Hue later in this post. Trang set up a series of meetings with some of … Continue reading Bozeman to Danang: Partners in Innovation, Education and Resiliancy

Montana to Vietnam: New Friends and New Opportunities

February 28 - March 1, 2018 Its been a busy few days in Ho Chi Minh City and Danang.  I can't thank my hosts Mi Hoang in HCMC and Trang Nguyen in Danang, enough for their friendship and hospitality.  Rather than list all the meetings, sights and activities I've been fortunate enough to be involved in over … Continue reading Montana to Vietnam: New Friends and New Opportunities

Bozeman, Montana to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

February 26, 2018 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Its an honor to participate in the YSEALI exchange program.  Trang Nguyen of the Danang Institute of Socio-Economic Development visited me in Bozeman, Montana for about a month in October and November 2017.  As I touched down at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, I … Continue reading Bozeman, Montana to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam