Agriculture Projects

Agriculture

Lead researcher: Mr SIM Sokcheng Project period: 2018

Lead researcher: Dr TEA San          Project period: 2018

Lead researcher: Ms PHON Dary Project period: 2017-2019

This study examines the agricultural commodities with the greatest potential for export to Mekong countries and China. It aims to answer the questions: How can Cambodia increase production of agricultural commodities with the most potential for export to China and ASEAN countries to improve trade balance in the region? What are the challenges and how can Cambodia increase agricultural commodity exports to the Mekong region?

Lead researcher: Mr SIM Sokcheng Project period: 2015-2018 Research responds to the need for innovative support services as smallholder farmers with low average levels of education, or those living in remote and poorly connected areas, simply do not know about improved practices or new production processes; even when access exists, farmers do not necessarily k

One of three prioritised policy studies under FAO’s pro-poor policy approach to address risk and vulnerability at the country level, research on off-farm income generation activities aims to gain a better understanding of the riskiness of off-farm income and vulnerabilities among smallholders and the landless poor.

Research assessed the impact of Cambodia HARVEST, a five-year integrated food security and climate change program supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

What are the benefits, costs and risks of switching from flood recession to regulated, irrigated agriculture in Cambodia, considering food production, land, water, energy and livelihoods?

A Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Approach for Cambodia: Research uses CGE modelling with available social accounting matrix to examine the impacts of public education consumption on the macroeconomic environment, labour market and household welfare in Cambodia. This rigorous, systematic country-wide analysis has helped fill a critical knowledge gap by quantifying the complex impacts of education spending on labour market trends and household welfare.