CDRI undertakes its programmes and projects in partnership with Cambodian government agencies and their international development partners, other research and tertiary education institutions –national, regional and international, the private sector and civil society. CDRI seeks to build partnerships that are committed to:
1. Development of the abilities of the Cambodian people, their government and institutions;
2. Understanding of and respect for the local circumstances that determine sustainable development outcomes – political, institutional, economic, social, cultural and historical;
3. Ownership and control of development programmes and results by Cambodians and their institutions;
4. Longer term support for the sustainable growth of CDRI and the development of the professional qualifications, skills and expertise of its staff.
Cambodia Development Resource Institute (CDRI) was established in 1990 as non-profit organization and independent development policy research institute. Its mission is to contribute to Cambodia’s sustainable development and the well-being of its people through the generation of high quality policy-relevant development research, knowledge dissemination and capacity building.
Main Research area:
1. Agriculture and rural development
2. Growth, poverty and inequality
3. Trade and regional integration
4. Industrial development and SME
7. Public health
8. Envirnoment and climate change