CDRI   (2005)

The Cross-Border Economies of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam

The theme focuses on regional and cross-border trade and trade-facilitation policy, structure and conduct of both formal and informal trade and the impact on household welfare, especially of those living along the border zones. 

Focusing on Cambodia’s High Value Forests: Livelihoods and Management

With logging operations generally focused on timber “mining”, and royalty collection ineffective, forest management in Cambodia has yet to deliver the economic, conservation, and rural development benefits envisioned. Rather, the management approach in production forests has tended to marginalise local forest users and producers. Based on experienc...

The Challenges of Decentralisation Design in Cambodia

Cambodia embarked on its decentralisation reform with the enactment of two laws in 2001, the Law on the Administration and Management of Communes and the Law on Commune Elections. In 2002 Cambodia held its first free and fair commune elections. The decentralisation builds extensively on the lessons learned through the CARERE/Seila programmes, which...