Phu My grey sedge weaving craft needs preserving

Khmer people’s grey sedge waving in Kien Giang is an age-old craft. Local authorities have launched a project to preserve sedge fields to ensure a sufficient supply of materials for local craftsmen.


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Khmer people’s sedge waving in Phu My commune, Giang Thanh district, Kien Giang province is an age-old craft 





Khmer people make handicrafts using grey sedge, a local wild plant





Khmer people make handicrafts using grey sedge





Grey sedge is selected carefully by craftsmen




Grey sedge leaves are dried beneath the sun before weaving





Grey sedge leaves are harvested from the wild and used for making baskets, etc. 





Grey sedge is planted under a pilot programme with a view to ensuring a sustainable supply of materials for local craftsmen











Handicrafts made from grey sedge are in high demand




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