KEM Sothorn

Senior Advisor, with rank of Minister, of the Supreme National Economic Council

 Dr. Sothorn Kem, is a trained agronomist/agriculture development specializing in agricultural systems and development, agro-eecologies, food security, land use change, and rural poverty. He has over 10 years of research and evaluation experience in these areas with leading think tanks, NGOs, and donor agencies. He has been the author/co-author of two of book chapters, three articles and number of research papers on agrarian transformation, farm commercialisation and agricultural policy. He obtained his PhD from the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences – The university of Queensland, Australia, Master Degree in Agricultural Systems – Asian Institute of Technologies – Thailand and Bachelor of Agronomy from Royal University of Agriculture – Cambodia.