CHAN Sophal   (2009)

Costs and Benefits of Cross-border Labour Migration in the GMS: Cambodia Country Study

Most Cambodian migrants travel by illegal or informal routes, mainly to Thailand, as the legal option is costly and inconvenient. Government agencies face a huge challenge in managing this growing labour migration. Since the creation of productive jobs does not keep pace with the number of new entrants to the labour force, the pressure to emigrate...


Agricultural Trade in the Greater Mekong Sub-region: The Case of Cassava and Rubber in Cambodia

Cambodia’s agricultural sector accounted for 27 percent of GDP in 2007 and employed about 56 percent of the total labour force, especially the poor. Aware of the importance of agricultural trade for economic growth and poverty reduction, the government’s approach has been to enhance agricultural exports while developing the sector. This study exami...


Accountability and Public Expenditure Management in Decentralised Cambodia

Cambodia is launching another phase of decentralisation, attempting to restructure sub-national, especiallyprovincial, administration. These reforms are widely referred to as decentralisation and deconcentrationor, more simply, as D&D. The aim is to establish unified provincial and possibly district administrations,which are accountable to bot...