Mao Huynh Nhu is a consultant for SPIA in Vietnam, hosted at the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT office in Vietnam. Nhu has a background in agricultural economics and international economics. Before working for SPIA, Nhu has worked as a research assistant in various agricultural research projects in the Mekong Delta, where she has her hometown, while also pursuing an economics master’s degree at Can Tho university. As a part of the SPIA team, Nhu hopes to learn more about agricultural innovations and their impact on economic development, especially in developing countries like Vietnam.