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
Founder and Director
Ehsan Shayegan is the founder and director of Porsesh Research and Studies Organization...
Ahmad Shah Mobariz
Research Board Member
Ahmad Shah Mobariz is a member and researcher at Porsesh Research & Studies Organization (PRSO)...
Mahdi Frough
Deputy Director and Research Board Member
Mahdi Frough is the deputy-director and leads the Economics Development & Trade division at...
Syed Masood Sadat
Research Board Member
Masood Sadat is a member of the Research Board of the Porsesh Research & Studies Organization (PRSO)...
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...
Samiullah Sami
Admin & Finance Manager
Samiullah Sami is Admin & Finance Manager at Porsesh Research & Studies Organization (PRSO)....
Ali Amani
Program Manager
Ali Amani is the Program Manager of Porsesh Research and Studies Organization (PRSO)....
Sahar Hashimi
Advocacy & Communication Officer
Sahar holds a bachelors degree in Law and Political Science from Dawat University, Kabul.....
Mohammad Amiri
Civic Engagement Officer
Mohammad Amiri works as project and civic engagement officer at PRSO. He has worked with couple of USAID projects....
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 computer science.....
Haidar Yasa
Photographer & Graphic Designer
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