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Bhutanese Youth and The Entrepreneurship Programmes

With the globe facing youth unemployment crisis, Bhutan is not an exception. The results of the   Labor Force Survey (2009 ),   has found that the unemployment rate has jumped to 4 percent and more than 80 percent of them are youth between the ages of 15 and 25. As youths are facing unemployment problem, youth entrepreneurship has come into the action. Entrepreneurs create jobs, increase innovations, raise competition and responsive to change economic opportunity (Francis, 2004). Entrepreneurship activities is a huge platform where every individuals can be engaged and make their life meaningful and successful. However, Bhutanese youth still find difficulties in taking up private entrepreneurship programmes today due to the lack of particular skill and specialization, mismatches between their education and the demands of activities, less encouragement from family and friends, lack of social and financial supports and the lack of proper working place. Though there are many entrep