Both Ratanakiri and neighboring Mondulkiri provinces are mountainous and once covered with dense jungle, which is rapidly giving way to mainly rubber plantations, and together they are home to 12 different Khmer Loeu ethnic-minority groups. The government has developed four community-based projects in the region. The eventual aim is to reinvent large sections of the area as ecotourism destinations, making them self-sufficient and helping the communities reduce the impact on the natural resources.
Elsewhere In Cambodia
Cambodia's second-largest city straddles the Sanker River in the center of the country's rice bowl. Dusty Battambang is bypassed by most visitors to Cambodia, but...
- 2 Restaurants
- 3 Hotels
- 9 Things To Do