Journal of Afghanistan Water Studies

Duran Research & Analysis is proud to present the first issue of the first volume of the Journal of Afghanistan Water Studies (English, Dari), a first of its kind, which comprises of academic analysis with policy implications, mostly developed by Afghan experts of the field. Efforts as these can increase the availability of useful and easily accessible material on the subject for Afghan policy makers in the government, policy analysts and researchers in the civil society sector, and the academia.

This issue of the Journal of Afghanistan Water Studies, a small endeavor in contributing to knowledge base development on Afghanistan’s transboundary water resources, includes analysis on topics such as the UN Water Conventions and Afghanistan, role of water in regional dynamics, hydro-cognizance, water security and hydropower.

Duran Research & Analysis is grateful to expert authors of this issue including Dr. Muhammad Daud Rezaee, Dr. John F. Shroder, Sherjan Ahmadzai, Dr. Glen Hearns, Mir Sayed Shah Danish and Najib Rahman Sabory for their voluntary contribution. Duran is also thankful to the United States Institute of Peace for financial support to this effort.

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Duran is a research firm with aspiration to serve. Duran aims to be a platform with the capacity to offer direction and centrality, exercise leadership and bridge dialogues within Afghanistan, thereby contributing to the shaping of the Afghan narrative. We are rooted in the context in which we operate. We aim at sustaining this space for […]

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