OSCAR has a team specialized in water management, environment, youths and economics. Besides, nonviolence, the organization has been increasingly working in the stated areas. Research on socio-economic issues, on conflict related issues, youths, environment-water and economy specifically – is another area that the organization has been working on. OSCAR’s team has published their papers nationality and internally. The team has added valued information to the existing armory of scholarship on the above topics in Afghanistan. Most importantly, OSCAR tries to change the dominant paradigm of water and conflict to water and peace by conducting research.
Ahmadullah Archiwal born in Kunduz almost four decades ago, left Afghanistan to Pakistan when he was 4 years old. He finished his school, obtained a university degree and a Master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Peshawar. After that (2004) he returned back to Afghanistan and worked in Center for International Journalism (CIJ) where he taught basic skills of journalism to working journalists in Afghanistan.
Expert in Environment and Water Resources Management. Dr. Akhtar has recently completed his PhD in water resources management from the University of Bonn, Germany. He has extensive experience in water resources management and has carried out research projects in Central Asia and Afghanistan. Dr. Akhtar has produced several scholarly articles and research papers on the water resources of Afghanistan and Central Asia. Dr. Akhtar is the board member and advisor to the water and environment section of OSCAR.
An environmentalist with excellent qualifications and have well experience in technical as well as project management with multi projects of Agricultural development and environmental protection in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and across Europe, I have obtained my post-graduation from the highest ranked University of France, Lille Catholic University with the specialization in wastewater Treatment and its reuses.