Research Associate

Since joining CDRI in 2009 Pirom’s research has focused on food security, rural livelihood improvement and rural development. She has rich experience of conducting large-scale primary household surveys and agricultural value chain analyses. Her recent work focuses on Cambodia’s agricultural sector and includes an Impact Evaluation Survey of Extension Program in Cambodia, funded by IFPRI; a Follow-up Survey for USAID-HARVEST Impact Evaluation, supported by USAID; and Rice Policy Analysis: What Are the Implications of Rice Policy Changes in Vietnam for Cambodia’s Rice Policy and Rice Producers in South-Eastern Cambodia? funded by USAID. She previously worked as a data analyst at Indochina Research where she was responsible for preparing and designing databases for analysis. She holds a Master of Development Studies from the Royal University of Phnom Penh.




WP 111: Cambodia Macroeconomic Impacts of Public Consumption on Education – A Computable General Equilibrium Approach

Working Paper Series No. 111 English, 38 pp. Mar 2016: Published online by Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) at

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Cambodia Development Review – March 2016

CDR Volume 20 Issue 1, March 2016 English and Khmer In this issue: On Systematic Land Titling in Rural Cambodia: Its Impact on Rice Yield and Crop Revenue; An Empirical Analysis of Factors Determining Choices between Different Subcategories of Off-farm Activities in Rural Cambodia; The Obstacles to Pro ...

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WP 104: Contract Farming in Cambodia: Different Models, Policy and Practice

Working Paper Series No. 104. Khmer, 60 pp. Nov 2017 (Download) English, 56 pp. Aug 2015 (Download)

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Cambodia Development Review – December 2011

CDR Volume 15, Issue 4, December 2011 English and Khmer In this issue: Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Protection in the Tonle Sap Plain: Improving Iwrm and Farmer Practices; Farmer Organisations in Cambodia: Do They Improve Food Security of the Rural Poor?; Migration, Remittances and Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Cambodia; Cambodia; Economy Watch; and C ...

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Cambodia Development Review – March 2011

CDR Volume 15 Issue 1, March 2011 English and Khmer In this issue: Forests and their Contribution to Local Livelihoods; Accountability in Cambodia: Relevant Concepts and Their Application; Using Propensity Score Matching to Construct Comparable Samples in Evaluation Studies: A Case Study of a Road Tran ...

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Cambodia Development Review – December 2010

CDR Volume 14 Issue 4, December 2010 English and Khmer In this issue: Review of Agricultural Policy and Policy Research; Cambodia’s Agricultural Strategy: Future Development Options for the Rice Sector; Food Security and Nutrition in Cambodia: Patterns and Pathways A Policy Discussion Paper; Policy Options for Vulnerable Groups: Income Growth and Social Protection; E ...

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