A 2013 report from the World Bank — Where have all the poor gone? — showed that the single factor that lifted more Cambodians out of poverty than anything else, over the last decade, was a global increase in the price of rice.
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Ending Chronic Poverty by 2030: What is Required for Implementation?
In order to eliminate extreme poverty, we need to take immediate actions to tackle chronic poverty. What are the potential challenges? How can they be overcome?
Cash Transfers Boost the Local Economy in Cambodia
What components or types of social protection programmes most effectively reduce poverty and vulnerability? What about impacts on a local economy?
Urban Poor in Phnom Penh Lack Titles, Doubling Rice Exports to China
Newspaper cuttings from The Phnom Penh Post and The Cambodia Daily cover issues of poverty and development between April 6 and 12.
Is Social Protection Ready for Ageing ASEAN?
ASEAN countries are enjoying a rapid economic growth. However, most of them are likely vulnerable to some changes that would happen in the post-2015 era.
Scholarships for Poor Students, Disaster Response Service Starts
Newspaper cuttings from The Phnom Penh Post and The Cambodia Daily cover issues of poverty and development between March 30 and April 5.
How does Rural Cambodian Earn a Livelihood? – Case of Stung Treng
New research reveals livelihood strategies in rural Cambodia. Taking a case of Stung Treng, the paper identifies rural livelihood strategies for different household clusters, and analyse selected livelihood activities.
Booming Workers’ Wages, Japan Signs for $220m in Cambodia
Newspaper cuttings from The Phnom Penh Post cover issues of poverty and development between March 27 and 29.
Cambodia Expects 7.3 per cent Growth in 2015
Newspaper cuttings from The Phnom Penh Post cover issues of poverty and development in Cambodia between March 19 and 26.
Chronic Poverty in Rural Cambodia: Quality of Growth for Whom?
This paper examines the trend and characteristics of chronic poverty in rural Cambodia between 2004 and 2010 with multidimensional perspectives.