Researcher Mr. Abdul Ahad Mohammadi

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  • Email: amohammadi@aiss.af

Summary

Mr. Abdul Ahad Mohammadi is a fellow Researcher at Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS), Kabul. In the past, he had the opportunity to work with Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) and a number of other Research Centers in Afghanistan. He holds an MA in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

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Expertise

Tribal centrism and challenges to state-building in Afghanistan Ethnic competition and political instability in Afghanistan Social patterns of Islamic fundamentalism in Afghanistan Sectarian violence within Islam Socio-traditional barriers to women’s political participation in Afghanistan Gender difference in religiosity Urban expansion and environmental challenges Nature and Significance of Marriage in Afghan Society Changing Patterns of Family, Kinship and Occupational Structure among the Saurashtrans of Madurai in Southern India

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Experiences

Independent Researcher (May-September, 2011) at International Rescue Committee (IRC) and European Commission Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Protection (ECHO) Research Assistant (October 2009-May 2011) at Livelihoods and Local Governance Department, Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU), Kabul Consultant, March (2010 – July, 2011) at AIR Consulting Company, Kabul Manager (December, 2008 – July, 2011) at Research Department, Wadi Noor Social Association, Kabul Researcher (March, 2008 – October, 2009) at Afghanistan Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS), Kabul Project Manager (November, 2008 – December, 2008) at Brookings Institution, Kabul

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Trends in Student Radicalization across Afghan University Campuses (Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies( AISS), 2014) Assessment of the Practice of BAD and its Negative Social impacts in Afghanistan ( Civil and Liberal Initiative for Peace (CLIP) – 2014) Assessment of The Norwegian PRT withdrawal Impact on Faryab Province. (Asia Foundation (TAF) and Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS)- 2013) Herat International Conference (Herat Security Dialogue- II) (Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies( AISS)- 2013) Impact of Selected Social Transfers on food insecurity on post-emergency Setting: Contributions to policy and programming from interventions in Nangarhar and Logar provinces, Afghanistan (International Rescue Committee (IRC) and European Commission Directorate General for Humanitarian Aid and Protection (ECHO)- 2011)