CDRI - Cambodia’s Leading Independent
Development Policy Research Institute
A CDRI Publication
Phnom Penh, March 2009
Edited by Hossein Jalilian
CDRI - Cambodia's Leading
Independent Development Policy
Chapter (1) - Introduction
Chapter (2) - Food Price Changes and Their Consequences for
Vulnerable Groups: What Lessons Can Be Learnt?
Chapter (3) - Impact of High Food Prices in Cambodia
Chapter (4) - Impacts of Rising Price on Poverty in Nine
Chapter (5) - Global Financial Crisis: Local and Regional Impacts
Chapter (6) - Leadership in Cambodian Local Politics
Chapter (7) - Rubber Plantation Development in Cambodia: At What Cost?
Chapter (8) - Hours Worked and Children’s Health in Rural Agriculture
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Annual Development Review 2008-09
Chan Sophal, Han Phoumin, Hossein Jalilian, Jayant Menon, Ou Sivhuoch, So Sovannarith,
Thon Vimealea and Yem Dararath
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