An ethnic Hmong woman in Ban Houythao, northern Luang Prabang, which still practices shifted cultivation on their traditional lands. The Hmong are an Asian ethnic group from the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand

An ethnic Hmong woman in Ban Houythao, northern Luang Prabang, which still practices shifted cultivation on their traditional lands. The Hmong are an Asian ethnic group from the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand
Martin Abbiati/IRIN