Medicinal plants help ethnic minority people escape from poverty

Growing medicinal plants has helped tackle hunger and poverty for ethnic minority people in the central province of Quang Nam’s Tay Giang district, according to Nong Thon Ngay Nay (Countryside Today) newspaper.

According to Tran Van Ta, head of the district’s agriculture and rural development department, 90 percent of the mountainous district’s population are ethnic minorities who live on agricultural production with unstable incomes.

At present, the district has two products of ‘ba kich’ and ‘dang sam’ medicinal wines which have been recognised with the province’s One Commune One Product (OCOP) title.

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