Off-grid energy for rural development in Southeast and South Asia: Closing regional workshop

Date/s: 07/03/2017 - 09/03/2017
Location: Bangkok, Thailand

The Smart Villages Initiative (SVI) and the Global Young Academy (GYA), the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), and the National Science Museum (NSM) will hold a workshop on off-grid energy for rural development, to be held in Bangkok, Thailand from 7 to 9 March 2017. The workshop will be held at the Mandarin Hotel, 662 Rama IV Road, Maha Prruttharam, Bang Rak, Bangkok.

Day 1, Tue 7 March:
How energy access in off grid villages can enable improvements in education and healthcare at the village level

Day 2, Wed 8 March:
The role and view-point of young scientists on science-policy issues related to smart villages

Day 3, Thu 9 Mar:
Synthesis of what SVI has learned from its engagement programmes in South and Southeast Asia