In the Central Annamites, an Indigenous group restores its community forest

Mar 21, 2024

With support from WWF, an Indigenous community in Viet Nam revives its forest by growing native plants, benefiting conservation and livelihoods.Just behind Vuong Van Ga’s house in Doi village, lies the first and only community nursery in this central Vietnamese region. The community nursery is his brainchild, established in early 2022 with technical and financial help from WWF-Viet Nam. The idea was borne out of Ga’s longing to restore the forest to its glory days gone by, when the villagers could glance up from their backyards and spy a thicket of trees.

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