Greater government spending on education is crucial to ensuring future economic growth and stability in Cambodia as it becomes increasingly interconnected with global markets, Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said Tuesday in a speech at the Royal School of Administration in Phnom Penh. [I]f we listen to those who invest, those who develop business, those who want to hire, they will tell you that what they need is a skilled workforce. So education will deliver the set of skills that are needed, she said, noting that a third of the Cambodian population is under 14 years
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