Central Highlands

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Carving wooden sculptures is a special folk art of ethnic groups such as the Co Tu, Ede, Ba Na, and Jarai of the Central Highlands.

Grave sculptures of the Central Highlands

Carving wooden sculptures is a special folk art of ethnic groups such as the Co Tu, Ede, Ba Na, and Jarai of the Central Highlands.

VN forests shrink as more people use land for agricultural production

Despite the PM’s decision on forest closure, the Central Highlands' forests are shrinking every day because of illegal logging.

Central Highlands forests still ‘bleeding’

Several deforestation cases have occurred in the Central Highlands since the beginning of the 2018-2019 dry season

Che jars in the Ede’s life

The Ede ethnic minority people in the Central Highlands have developed rich cultural values, which are closely associated with terraced field cultivation.


Rong communal House inauguration of Bahnar ethnic people

For people in the northern central highlands, new Rong house rite is seen as the most important ceremony of Bahnar ethnic people. This house witnesses important events of the community.


Vietnam's Central Highlands people lack access to clean water as supply projects abandoned

Hundreds of clean water projects have been built in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) in recent years to serve people living in poor and remote areas.

Drought threatens crops across country

More than 3,400ha of agricultural lands, almost all of it in the Central Highlands, have been hit by drought according to the Directorate of Water Resources.

Minh Thanh Pagoda – Majestic Buddhist sanctuary in Central Highlands

 VietNamNet Bridge – About 2 km from the centre of Pleiku City, Gia Lai Province, Minh Thanh Pagoda is an impressive Buddhist architectural complex, which tourists should not miss when visiting the locality.

Water supply drops in Central Highlands as lakes dry up

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Central Highlands region is lacking water for crops and daily activities because of a lack of rainfall, and water levels at lakes and rivers have decreased drastically.

El Nino wrath cause of concern for Tay Nguyen

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Central Highlands (Tay Nguyen) region would be affected by the El Nino phenomenon this year, Tran Trung Thanh, 

PM orders inspection into dying pepper plantations

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to look into why pepper plantations have been dying off in the Central Highlands, 

Café chains earn big money in Vietnam

Vietnamese consumption of coffee increased from 0.43 kilograms per head per annum to 1.38 kilograms in the 2005-2015 period, a report had found.

Wood from planted forests to replace natural forest timber

The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment 2017 found that the current total forest area has now reached 14,415,381 hectares, including 10,236,415 hectares of natural forests, an increase of 5,726 hectares over 2016.

Hydropower, irrigation reservoirs in Central Highlands damaging environment

Many hydropower plants and irrigation reservoirs have been built in the Central Highlands to take full advantage of the mountainous terrain, but they now have had a big impact on the environment, forest and soil.

A wild ride in the wrong place

VietNamNet Bridge – Elephants are considered humans’ best friends in the Central Highlands in Vietnam.

Old irrigation reservoirs in Central Highlands could break, flood area

VietNamNet Bridge - Floods and landslides have occurred recently in the northwest, the northern central region and Central Highlands, causing serious consequences.

Forests sold within four to six years after planting

VietNamNet Bridge - Experts have voiced concern about the short life cycle of forests which are sold four to six years after planting.

Social News 11/8

Quang Tri strives to minimise child drowning, Measures sought to ensure reservoirs’ safety in Central, Central Highlands, Cà Mau to speed up urban area upgrades, VND7trn bridge connecting Quang Ninh and Hai Phong races toward completion

The King of Avocado brings the green to the Central Highlands

They call him the King of Avocado for his unrivalled knowledge of the tree, the exceptionally high quality avocado seeds he supplies and his passion for transferring his planting techniques to other farmers