Youth Involvement in Rural Electrification in Bangladesh

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This review presents youth development in terms of their involvement in rural electrification in Bangladesh. This paper delineates (1) what are the needs of youth in rural electrification and (2) which factors are more influential for empowering youth that further making the difference in and between different countries? Several studies showed that youth are the principal agents for social change, economic development and technological innovation Thus, the relationship between youth development and rural electrification is fundamental in understanding to create link between youth employment and sustainable rural development in general. Eco-jobs certainly and surely bring socio-economic benefits not only for the youth but also for the entire community. Discussions on youth empowerment and renewable energy technologies with recommendations will provide treasure trove of knowledge in many ways to achieve sustainable rural development goals in general and youth development goals in particular.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Youth 2013 Engaging Youth for Nation Building, Malaysia, October 29-31, 2013
EditorsDr. Lateef Krauss Abdullah, Dr. Siti Zobidah Omar, Dr. Norwahiza Abdul Wahat, Dr. ADriana Ortega
Publication statusPublished - 2013
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication

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