Dr NGIN Chanrith

Director

Dr NGIN Chanrith is Senior Research Fellow and Director of Centre for Natural Resources and Environment. Before joining CDRI, he was Senior Research Fellow and Professional Teaching Fellow at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, where he presently serves as Honorary Academic. His previous appointments also include Dean of the Faculty of Development Studies at the Royal University of Phnom Penh and Designated Professor at Nagoya University Cambodia Satellite Campus. Currently, he is also co-editor of Routledge Studies in Global Land and Resource Grabbing for Taylor & Francis Group. His research interest covers processes and transformations of rural and community development involving land conflicts, natural resource governance, the political economy of resource grabbing, climate change adaptation, post-disaster recovery processes, and disaster preparedness and resilience. Dr NGIN holds a PhD in International Development from Nagoya University, Japan. Some of his works can be found here

Email : chanrith.ngin@cdri.org.kh


NGIN Chanrith


Special Report 13

During the last decades, Cambodia’s economic structure has gradually shifted from agriculture to industry and services. This change, coupled with deepened ASEAN integration, has posed new challenges for transforming and technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and higher education to ensure that the economy is competitive regionally a...

Working Paper 74
NGIN Chanrith   (2013)

This chapter assesses how the global economic and financial crisis has affected employment in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the construction and tourism sectors in Phnom Penh municipality and Siem Reap province.  Key areas of analysis are SMEs’ business performance, fixed assets value, and employment, and support received to c...


CDRI research team works together with national universities, governmental institutions and NGO/CSOs in both Cambodia and Lao PDR to develop a research proposal applying for EXPLORE Research grant on forest landscape governance.​ The proposed research title is “Co-adaptive forest management through climate-smart technology and communal social capit...