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Policy Brief No. 13 (2023)
Agricultural investment plays a central role in the rural economy of Cambodia, and has potential to offer many opportunities for smallholder farmers. In the context of ongoing economic challenges, making markets work for farmers has taken on a new importance, particularly in light of calls by the government for ...
Policy Brief No. 12 (2023)
In 2021, the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) conducted a study to identify the emerging areas for 10 potential high-value crops in ten provinces. The study included a survey of 746 farmers, key informant interviews, and extensive discussions with ...
Policy Brief No. 11 (2023)
As enterprises seek to maximise their profits, the job performance and capacity development of their employees plays a crucial role. These are the two important aspects of the labour force that can drive ...
Policy Brief No. 10 (2023)
In cooperation with the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) through the SAAMBAT Project, the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) conducted a study that includes two sample surveys of 1,129 households ...
Policy Brief No. 09 (2023)
Commissioned by the SAAMBAT Project Implementation Unit at the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) conducted a feasibility study on regional ...
Policy Brief No. 08 (2022)
The agricultural investment landscape of Cambodia is changing rapidly. The large-scale development model driven by agro-industrial concessions is out of steam and other forms of investment linking farmers with companies ...
Policy Brief No. 07 (2022)
The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC), the private sector, and development actors are promoting contract farming as an inclusive agribusiness model. The assumption is that smallholder farmers involved in contract farming will ...
Policy Brief No. 06 (2022)
The Royal Government of Cambodia has predicted strong growth in agriculture and its prospects as a viable solution to the current economic pressure ...
Policy Brief No. 05 (2022)
In 2019 tourism contributed 25.9% of GDP to Cambodia's economy, and was growing at an astounding rate of 6.5% per year. It was a key pillar of the Cambodian economy and a driver of poverty reduction, employing 13% of Cambodians ...
Policy Brief No. 04 (2021)
In Cambodia, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in widespread job suspensions and losses, and substantial reductions of income for workers and their families. By June 2020, as many as 234 factories in the ...