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Blog Interview: Exploring the Cambodian Knowledge System
  • Date: Friday, 27 March 2020 12:00 am > Thursday, 9 April 2020 12:00 am
  • Location: Cambodia

A blog interview was conducted with The Asia Foundation’s Polonk Chomnes Program Manager, Ms. Heang Sophea, on Exploring the Cambodian Knowledge System.

“Cambodia is rapidly progressing towards its goal of becoming an upper-middle-income country by 2030. The Royal Government of Cambodia has identified four main strategic policy areas on which to focus its public policies and achieve this goal: human resource development; economic diversification; private sector development and employment; and sustainable development.

The policy decisions in these areas will require knowledge systems that are able to generate and provide access to high quality and timely data, analysis and evidence.

What are the current capabilities of the knowledge system for public policy in Cambodia? How are these systems informing policy decisions and what plans exist to strengthen capabilities for evidence-informed policy making?

To answer these questions, I [Dr. Arnaldo Pellini] reached out to Heang Sophea, Program Manager of the Ponlok Chomnes programme of the Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) in partnership with The Asia Foundation in Phnom Penh.”

Please click this link for the whole interview.