About Us

Porsesh Research and Studies Organization (PRSO) is an independent non-profit research organization based in Kabul, Afghanistan. Porsesh is established with a vision to produce and disseminate quality research, and promote the culture of research in Afghanistan. Porsesh works primarily on research topics with an applied approach. Porsesh is managed by a team of young Afghans committed to the development of Afghanistan adhering to democratic values.


Our Team

Researchers Reasearch FellowsEditorsTechnical StaffInterns
Ehsan Shayagan
Director and Research Board Member
Ehsan Shayegan is the Director of Porsesh Research and Studies Organization...
Ahmad Shah Mobariz
Research Board Member
Ahmad Shah Mobariz is a member of the Research Board and head of the Policy and Planning division of PRSO...
Mahdi Frough
Deputy Director and Research Board Member
Mahdi Frough is the deputy-director and head of Economics Development and Governance...
Syed Masood Sadat
Research Board Member
Sayed Masood Sadat is a member of the Research Board of the Porsesh Research & Studies...
Jawed Nazari
Research Board Member
He has worked with Aga Khan Foundation to assess the impact of Stabilization Program for Northern Afghanistan (SPNA)...
Rayhaneh Hussaini
Research Fellow
Reyhaneh.G. Hussaini holds a master degree in applied community change and peace building...
Akbar Sarwari
Research Fellow
Akbar Sarwari holds BA & MA in Political Science and International Relations and a Master degree...
Kara Lozier
Kara Lozier is the founder and director of ROYA – Resources of Young Afghans, through which she has been counseling...
Zahra Karimi
IT Officer
Zahra Karimi is the IT Officer of Porsesh Research and Studies Organization...
Najeebullah Ibrahimi
Finance Manager
Najeebullah Ibrahimi has joined PRSO in 2016 as finance manager. Ebrahimi has worked as finance manager with Fox Construction...
Rohullah Mohammadi
Lead Graphic Designer/ Photographer
Rohullah Mohammadi is a professional designer and photographer with years of experience in the field...
Sakina Amani
Communication & Outreach Officer
Sakina Amani works as communication and outreach officer at PRSO. She has worked as a Journalist at Afghanistan 24 NEWS channel...
Hafizullah Saeedi
Civic Engagement Officer
Hafizullah Saeedi is the PRSO’s Civic Engagement Officer, currently studying at the American University of Central Asia...
Ajmal Sharar Sediqi
Research Database Development Manager
Ajmal is graduated from Economics faculty of Kabul University, department of ‘Statistics and Computer’. He earned his second degree of...
Current Interns
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Past Interns
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