Dr NHIM Tum

Director

Dr Nhim Tum has been working as a research fellow in the Centre for Natural Resources and Environment (CNRE) since July 2021. He has extensive experience designing and leading various interdisciplinary research projects on water governance, climate change adaptation, WASH, food security, digital economy, and economics of natural resources management. He completed his doctorate in Environmental Economics and Natural Resources at Wageningen University (Netherlands) after graduating with an MSc. in Natural Resources and Environment from Michigan State University (United States), and an MSc. in Hydrology and Hydrogeology from Uppsala University (Sweden).

Email : tum.nhim@cdri.org.kh


NHIM Tum


International Publications

To accelerate progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on clean water and sanitation, the focus of WASH programming in developing countries has shifted from a traditional infrastructure approach to a more systems-based approach. Greater emphasis on a systems approach has also drawn attention to the significant role played by loca...


The Asian Mega Deltas (AMD) program is one of the new OneCG initiatives that commenced in April 2022 and will run till at least 31 December 2024 (Phase 1). The One CG involves closer working modalities amongst the numerous CG Centers to provide more coordinated and integrated support to governments and civil society in pursuing more productive, div...


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...


This study hypothesizes that the reason for Cambodia’s moving toward a more fossil fuel-based energy could be due to the misperceptions or underestimated co-benefits of renewable energy in relation to the associated costs. If the support for renewable energy depends on the framing, then public support for renewable energy from both policy makers an...


This proposed project will run for two years from June 2019 to May 2021. The study will be conducted by a research consortium comprised of institutions from Cambodia, China, Laos (PDR), Thailand, Vietnam, which all of these countries are Lancang-Mekong country members. Following are the research questions developed to tackle the objectives of t...