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Terraced fields in La Pan Tan village, Mu Cang Chai
Vietnam

La Pan Tan is a mountain village of H'mong ethnic people in Mu Cang Chai commune, Yen Bai province. Before 1996 this area was the land of poppies, all families planted poppy. After that, the local government had to implement a special policy, in the first year, each aldut person was allowed to keep 100sq.m of poppy field, the area of poopy was reduced in second year and after third year poppy was banned. In 2007, Mu Cang Chai's terraced field has been recognised as a national landscape. The most beautiful terraced field are located in three villages La Pan Tan, Che Cu Nha and Ze Xu Phing.

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Uploaded: 19/09/2011
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