Cor ethnic people dedicated to protecting the forest
Located 1,400m above sea level, Cà Đam mountain in Trà Bồng District, Quảng Ngãi Province is home to many rare and precious herbs, plants and animals. They have been protected for hundreds of years by the Cor ethnic people in Quế Village. According to Hồ Quang Tạo, head of Quế Village, the village has its own law to keep the forest.
Huỳnh Thị Thanh Thúy, head of the Agriculture and Rural Development Department of Trà Bồng District, said the Cor community protects hundreds of hectares of forest to live with and benefit from ginseng and other medicinal plants. The local authorities will submit a proposal to the district and province for the future development of Quế Village, according to Thúy.