Project to restore Central Highlands forests gets nod

Update: March, 27/2019 – 10:46 VNN

 

More than VNĐ28.5 trillion (US$1.23 billion) has been earmarked for a project to protect, restore and sustainably develop forests in the Central Highlands until 2030. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — More than VNĐ28.5 trillion (US$1.23 billion) has been earmarked for a project to protect, restore and sustainably develop forests in the Central Highlands until 2030.

The project, which was approved by Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc last week, aims to cut forest losses and restore the coverage rate to 49.2 per cent, or 2.72 million hectares. Tiếp tục đọc “Project to restore Central Highlands forests gets nod”

Deforestation haunts Vietnam’s Central Highlands

Tuoi Tre News

Updated : 06/23/2017 18:00 GMT + 7

Severe deforestation in Quang Son Commune, Dak G’Long District, located in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong

 

Countless hectares of forest in Vietnam’s Central Highlands are being destroyed as the result of industrial and agricultural activities conducted by local businesses and residents at such a rate that authorities are unable to prevent the situation.

Businesses, residents, and even immigrants in the Central Highlands region are exploiting the local forests for its natural resources.

Meanwhile competent authorities have been unable to manage the excessive exploitation, with some even caught abetting the harmful activities. Tiếp tục đọc “Deforestation haunts Vietnam’s Central Highlands”

Gongs – Echoes of Central Highlands forests & mountains

Last update 16:08 | 12/06/2017

Generations of ethnic groups in the Central Highlands have used gongs to convey their innermost sentiments and communicate with their deities.


The Central Highlands gong culture spreads across 5 provinces – Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak Nong and Lam Dong. The musical instrument has been practiced by Ba Na, E De, Co Tu, M’Nong and Gia Rai ethnic groups. Tiếp tục đọc “Gongs – Echoes of Central Highlands forests & mountains”

The wooden statues of the Central Highlands

Last update 14:46 | 08/06/2017

The Central Highlands of Vietnam is not only renowned for its culture of gongs and epics that the inhabitants tell by the fireside, but also for its wooden statues that are rustic and simple.


Statuettes of wood installed in a garden of statues in the tourist village of Ko Tam, Town of Buon Ma Thuot. Tiếp tục đọc “The wooden statues of the Central Highlands”

Preserving statue sculpting in Central Highlands

Last update 19:39 | 07/05/2017

Being well-known as a grave statue–carving artisan and wooden statue–maker, artisan A Doan in Dac Ha Commune, Tu Mo Rong District in the Central Highlands Province of Kon Tum, has greatly contributed to preserving this unique art, promoting the culture of the Central Highlands.

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Artisan A Doan and his set of wooden statues reproducing the activities of a family

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Artisan A Doan worries about the future of many aspects of the culture of ethnic minority groups including Bana, Giarai, Ede and Mnong. He said, “I’m always afraid of the disappearance of the cultural beauties of the Central Highlands people”. Tiếp tục đọc “Preserving statue sculpting in Central Highlands”