Research and Assessment

Duran focuses on qualitative indigenous research that can generate coherent and impactful analysis. Using its existing network of researchers and reporters across Afghanistan, Duran also conducts countrywide data collection exercises that help identify challenges and point out opportunities for productive interventions. As the core area of focus, Duran’s proven research and analysis capacity has led to several partnerships with national and international organizations on issues such as Afghanistan’s Trans-boundary Waters, Kabul’s Micro-Political Economy and Socio-Political Assessment of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP).

Areas of Focus

Why Duran?

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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Duran is a research, analysis, program assessment and advocacy firm based in Kabul. Duran works in partnership with national, regional and international organizations. Duran's mission is to help integrate information and learning exercises, provide alternative analytical frames and orient policy analysis processes.

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