Ethnic minorities receive ecotourism training

Ethnic minorities receive ecotourism training

A series of training courses are being organised for 1,200 ethnic minority people who are part of ecotourism chains in the central provinces of Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam.
Ethnic minority villages built on mountains in Central Vietnam

Ethnic minority villages built on mountains in Central Vietnam

The history of nomadic lifestyle along with many other factors like war, conflicts and custom have made several ethnic minorities emigrate into the forests for living, thereby establishing groups of small villages on jungle-clad mountains. 
Vice NA Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong speaks at the meeting (Source: VNA)

Poverty rate remains high among ethnic minorities

Minister-Chairman of the Government’s Committee for Ethnic Affairs Do Van Chien has pointed out that ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas have suffered most difficulties, with a high rate of poor households.