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What is Jungle Vine?

Posted by Emi Weir on

What is Jungle Vine?
Jungle Vine or "Piad", pronunced pee -ad, in Lao, is a versatile plant fibre used to make nets and bags. A while ago I visited a Khmu village near Udomxai where they make a lot of jungle vine. A marketing group in Udomxai fashion the vine into different products, purses and bags, to capture a wider audience. 

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