Youth involvement in rural electrification in Bangladesh: Engaging youth in development

Md. Munjur E. Moula, Maritta Törrönen

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Conference on Youth 2013 : Engaging Youth for Nation Building, Malaysia, October 29-31 2013Malaysia
Number of pages11
Place of PublicationKualalampur
PublisherInstitute For Social Science Studies
Publication date2013
ISBN (Print)978-967-10933-2-0
Publication statusPublished - 2013
MoE publication typeA4 Article in conference proceedings
EventInternational Conference on Youth 2013 (ICYOUTH 2013) Engaging Youth for Nation Building - Putra, Malaysia
Duration: 29 Oct 201331 Oct 2013
Conference number: 2013

Fields of Science

  • 5203 Global Development Studies
  • Youth empowerment, rural electrification, economic development, and rural development
  • 5145 Social work
  • youth
  • Bangladesh
  • engagemang
  • Empowerment

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