Zara Batul Nezami was an invited speaker at a class at the American University of Afghanistan on Social Research Methods. She discussed students’ concerns and questions regarding how to approach a community to do research, how to approach sampling, and Read More
A seminar by AREU Director Dr Paula Kantor on the report “From Access to Impact: Exploring the Impact of Microcredit on Rural Livelihoods” was given as part of the Center for Policy and Human Development’s guest lecture series.
AREU researcher Sogol Zand gave this seminar as part of the Center for Policy and Human Development’s guest lecture series. She presented findings from a case study of women’s participation in microcredit programmes in Parwan Province.
Emily Winterbotham made a presentation and facilitated a discussion group at Friedrich Ebert Stiftung with the Young Leaders Forum on the topic of transitional justice.
Sogol Zand and Chona Echavez provided a joint presentation based on research in Parwan Province analysing women’s participation in the National Solidarity Programme and microcredit programmes and its significance for women’s empowerment.
AREU and the Ministry of Finance held a joint roundtable titled “Connecting Policy to Practice: An Integrated Review of Key Issues for the Kabul Conference,” at which senior AREU researchers presented to members of the Kabul Conference Cluster Groups, followed Read More
Emily Winterbotham described some of the efforts that organisations involved in the field of transitional justice are working on, while at the same time acknowledging several of the key challenges that are involved in this type of work in Afghanistan. Read More
This roundtable was attended by about 20 experts on corruption and anticorruption from a variety of organisations. Discussion was lively and focused largely on recommendations emanating from recent AREU research on this topic, and how to move forward with anti-corruption Read More
This public lecture by Yama Torabi highlighted findings from recent research on corruption at the subnational level, and possible approaches for addressing it.
Former AREU director Paul Fishstein presented on his research in Balkh Province, examining the relationship between development activities and security. This was a well attended public lecture.