SIM Sokcheng

Senior Research Fellow and Director Center

Mr Sim Sokcheng is currently the Director and a Research Fellow in the Center for policy research in agriculture and rural development of CDRI. He has joined CDRI since 2013 as a research associate. He has extensive experience on leading and managing various research projects and doing research on agriculture, economic development, programme impact evaluation, particularly research survey with rural farmers. Mr. Sokcheng is a Ph.D. candidate and hold a master’s degree in Economics majoring in Development Economics from Kobe University, Japan. Current research highlights include research on promoting sustainable and inclusive agricultural development through public-private partnerships (PPPs) in agriculture and impact evaluation for community-based childcare for garment factory workers.

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SIM Sokcheng

As part of the UN Joint Programme, UNDP seeks to examine the relationship between the economic/ monetary returns at individual, household and national level of investments in education and technical vocational education and training (TVET).  Therefore, this study will be done in concerted efforts with the Ministry of Education Youth and Sport (MoEY...

Despite being an agrarian economy, Cambodia imported vegetables approximately 70 percent of the total domestic consumption because the commercialized vegetable farming in Cambodia is inadequate, let alone the commercial investment in the export-based horticulture (USAID, 2015). Vegetable farming accounts for only around 2 percent of the tempor...