KHIEV Pirom

Research Associate

Ms Khiev Pirom is working as research associate in Center for Policy Research in Agriculture and Rural Development (CPARD) of CDRI. She has experiences in both quantitative and qualitative research approach with a focus on food security and nutrition, rural livelihood and rural development, and strengths in data collection, data management and data analysis. Before joining CDRI, she worked as data analyst at Indochina Research Co. Ltd where she was responsible for preparing and designing databases for data entry as well as analysis. She holds a Master of Development Studies from Royal University of Phnom Penh.

Email : pirom@cdri.org.kh


KHIEV Pirom


Working Paper 113

There are many studies about rice production in Cambodia, but none focus on the geographical location of rice production, particularly in the south-eastern provinces of Prey Veng, Takeo and Svay Rieng. Farmers in these areas produce mainly low value rice (IR504) most of which is exported as wet paddy to Vietnam. The Vietnamese government recently d...

Working Paper 104

Contract farming (CF) is increasingly seen as an effective mechanism to maximise the inclusion of and benefits for small-scale farmers, while giving some control over production to agribusinesses without requiring land ownership. In Cambodia, CF takes many forms and involves food and industrial crops, yet the different CF models and contract types...

Working Paper 95

This study assesses the impact of participation in farmer organisations (FOs) on the food security of rural households in Cambodia. The study was started in November 2010 and completed in June 2012. The study set out to: (1) examine the roles, operations and challenges of FOs in improving household food security; (2) analyse the household chara...

Working Paper 91

Agriculture plays a crucial part in Cambodia’s economy, accounting for about 27.3 percent of GDP in 2010. The sector engages at least 59 percent of the economically active population, and over 90 percent of the population lives in rural areas where agricultural activities remain the primary source of livelihood. Agricultural growth, on average, was...


As part of comparative study, the content of this study focuses on the rice sector and market access in Cambodia. The comparatives study is essential for the region because of the important role of the rice sector in national economy of countries and problems in sustainable and better market access. Firstly, rice is key sector of 4 countries for fo...


The Network of Agriculture and Rural Development Think-tanks (NARDT) project is designed to form a consortium with flexible cooperation mechanism where think tanks of different stakeholders of Cambodia, Myanmar, Lao and Vietnam can work together in an effective manner to improve the quality of policies in agriculture and rural development and facil...


This study aims to fill this gap in research by conducting a Gender and Inclusive Development Analysis (GIDA) combining qualitative and quantitative approaches. The GIDA is intended to inform USAID’s work plans regarding the Cambodia Country Development Strategy (CDCS) for 2020-2025 by providing a rationale, data and recommendations of which gender...


The project was funded by the United States Agency for International Development in partnership with Mitchell Group, Inc. (TMG). The project was to conduct mid-term evaluation on HARVEST2 project.


Growing rural-to-urban and international migration flows have sparked concerns about the investments in education of the children left behind in Cambodia. We draw on a panel household-level survey conducted in rural villages in 2014 and 2017 to analyze the relationship between parental migration and child schooling. The analysis reveals that c...