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Good Governance: A Response to the Energy Crisis Problem

Good Governance Couples with Market Regulation Can Be Instrumental in Ensuring Long-Term Energy Security in Bangladesh
  • Sakib Bin AminEmail author
  • Saanjaana Rahman
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Abstract

Energy and power crisis, for example, in Bangladesh, has become a continuous and persistent problem since her independence in 1971. It is, therefore, essential to take steps ensuring necessary energy supplies and their proper distribution to all uses and users to support steady socio-economic development in Bangladesh. This can be ensured through the institutional reforms of the energy utilities, the proper coordination among different energy stakeholders, enhancement of new policies, resource valuation and capacity development for proper administration. Through the practices of transparency and accountability, the government can consult with various stakeholders for policy implications. The government can focus on the policies which reflect the public sentiment and help the country to achieve the goals in effective ways. So, good governance is a key issue from Bangladesh’s perspective as it can help the country to get rid of this demand–supply mismatch.

Keywords

Energy crisis Good governance Bangladesh Policy Political Socio-economic 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Business and EconomicsNorth South UniversityDhakaBangladesh

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