Zahid Khan Akhtar
Research Assistant

Zahid is an Environmental and Peace-building Expert, with over five years experience working with various national and international governmental and non-governmental organizations directly and indirectly in Afghanistan. Zahid completed his bachelors and masters in the field of Environmental Science and Public Administration, and has since taken on roles drafting policy and addressing implementation challenges surrounding sustainability and the environment in crisis contexts such as Afghanistan, and conducting environmental and socio-economic assessments as well as analysis for water, wastewater and solid waste management. Both during and since completing his graduate studies, he has been engaged in various pursuits in the field of environmental activism and research and is affiliated with various civil society organizations including OSCAR.