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Visiting indigenous people in Mondulkiri  (20-22 March, 2018)

Besuch in Mondulkiri/ Visit in Mondulkiri

Besuch in Mondulkiri/ Visit in Mondulkiri, © HBS Phnom Penh

22.03.2018 - Article

By invitation of the Secretary of State in the Ministry of Rural Development, H. E. Math Mara, the German Ambassador Dr. Ingo Karsten visited villages and sacred sites of the indigenous Bunong people in Modulkiri. The Secretary of State and the German Ambassador discussed with the indigenous people about their difficult livelihood. Ambassador Dr. Karsten was impressed by the great cultural heritage of the Bunong people but also learned about the challenges of globalization and economic development involving land rights issues towards this culture. The German NGO, Heinrich Boell Foundation, engages in activities which contribute to preserve the culture of indigenous People.

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