KHY Sowann

Research Assistant

KHY Sowann is a recent graduate from the Institute of Foreign Languages majoring in International Relations. Before coming to CDRI, he was a programme intern for Transparency International Cambodia. His research interests include regional security, geopolitical interactions, international relations, and public policy. 

Email : sowann.khy@cdri.org.kh


KHY Sowann



Green SMEs are small and medium-sized enterprises that operate environmentally and sustainably. In Cambodia, MSMEs (Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) are the backbone of the economy and constitute more than 90 percent of firms in Cambodia. In 2018, MSMEs created over 70 percent of employment opportunities and more than 50 percent of the a...


This research project investigates the inter-relation between national ownership and local participation. The working hypothesis is that these two concepts cannot and should not be conflated as often is the case in the development discourse. Though the implications of national ownership are disputed, it has turned into a main dogma in development a...


Cambodia is a developing country where tax revenue is the fundamental source for government revenues. Tax receipts account for about 67.45 percent of total government income (Ministry of Economy and Finance, 2016). The Ministry of Economy and Finance (2014) states that a revenue-mobilization policy is necessary to transform the country from its cur...


Efforts to address climate change, migration, and security are contextualized by the inclusion of migration concerns in the negotiation and policy processes under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). So far, according to Elliott (2012), migration concerns were conspicuously absent from formal UNFCCC agreements and dec...