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Rural electrification in Nicaragua

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1 Author(s)
Lewis, P. ; 682 Hampshire Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

The paper discusses the rural electrification (RE) project of the Cua-Bocay municipality, situated in Nicaragua's northern province of Jinotega. The electrification program has been led by a nongovernmental organization (NGO) called the Cua-Bocay Project. In general, NGOs have the potential to work as facilitators of the rural electrification infrastructure and to affect the normal set of rural electrification costs and benefits by emphasizing local training and participation. The paper considers the project history, changing goals, infrastructure and programs, project benefits and training emphasis

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Technology and Society Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:16 ,  Issue: 2 )