Research Analyst, World Bank
Hamid has worked full-time for the World Bank since September 2010 and in the position coordinated the Endline Surveys for the NSP and NRAP Impact Evaluations. Prior to joining the World Bank, Hamid was with the Vulnerability Analysis Unit (VAU), where he assisted in the development and implementation of the Baseline and Midline Surveys for the NSP Impact Evaluation and the Baseline Survey for the National Rural Access Program (NRAP) Impact Evaluation. In the course of his work on the NSP Impact Evaluation, Hamid's tasks have included: serving as focal point with VAU on administrative and financial aspects of the survey; supervising data entry and data cleaning; coding data collected for process experiments conducted for the study; field monitoring of enumerators; and assisting with the translation and formatting of survey instruments. Hamid finished his Bachelor's degree in Political Science in 2012.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, American University of Afghanistan
Mohammad has conducted numerous research projects in Afghanistan on a range of themes including policing and police reform, religion and electoral politics, risk and economic behavior in conflict settings, and the politics of corruption. He is currently coauthoring a book on politics of policing in Afghanistan. He holds an M.Phil. in International Development Studies from the University of Oxford and B.A. in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
Ahmad Tariq Wardak
Head of Vulnerability Analysis Unit (VAU)
Ahmad Tariq Wardak currently serves as the Head of the Vulnerability Analysis Unit (VAU), which sits in the Afghanistan Institute for Rural Development (AIRD) at the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD). Prior to his recent appointment, he held the position of Data Processing and Database Standardization Advisor since August 2009. Mr. Wardak has worked on managing the overall data processing and database design for the Baseline, Midline and Endline Surveys for the NSP Impact Evaluation. Prior to joining VAU, Mr. Wardak served as Head of Database and Data Processing for the National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (NRVA) 2003, 2005 and 2007-8 Surveys at the National Surveillance System (NSS) project, which is affiliated with the Central Statistics Office (CSO) and the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD).
Vulnerability Analysis Unit, Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD)
Maiwand has also held the position of Data Analyst with the Vulnerability Analysis Unit (VAU) since March 2009. In this capacity, Maiwand has supervised data entry and data cleaning for the NSP baseline and first follow-up surveys, as well as the baseline survey of the National Rural Access Program (NRAP). Maiwand is currently a student of economics at Kardan University in Kabul.