An integrated approach to Aid for Trade: Cambodia Trade Sector-wide Approach (SWAp)

Abstract

This case study analyses Cambodia’s Trade Sector-Wide Approach (SWAp) from an inclusive growth and poverty reduction perspective. Through a Trade SWAp, the government of Cambodia is seeking to integrate trade policy into a broader development and poverty reduction agenda.

The case study is structured as follows. The introductory section sets the trade, growth and poverty context of Cambodia and briefly outlines the Aid for Trade agenda. Section 2 situates this case study within this agenda and provides background on two key trade sector programmes – the Cambodia Better Factories programme and the Integrated Framework launched in 2001. Section 3 provides a detailed analysis of the key elements of the Trade SWAp. Finally, Section 4 provides a summary of the key conclusions and lessons learned for the implementation of an integrated approach to pro-poor Aid for Trade.

This case study was conducted as a desk review. It is based solely on key informant interviews, available published literature and programme and project documentation.

Citation

ODI, UK. 21 pp.

An integrated approach to Aid for Trade: Cambodia Trade Sector-wide Approach (SWAp)

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