Think tank

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit

Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) ‒ AREU

Kabul, Afghanistan

The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) is a Kabul-based independent research think tank established in 2002 with the assistance of the international community in Afghanistan. AREU’s mission is to inform policy and practice by conducting high-quality, evidence-based research and actively disseminating the results, and to promote a culture of research and learning.

Contact details

Website:
https://areu.org.af/

Address:
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) Shahr-i-Naw, Kabul, Afghanistan post box number: 38–015

Country:
Afghanistan

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Afghanistan
Operating languages
English , Farsi/Persian

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2002
Age (years)
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 20
Afghanistan average
 18
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: International Community
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Dr Orzala Nemat
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Dr Orzala Nemat
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Dr Orzala Nemat
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2022
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 37
Afghanistan average
 37
Global average
 44
2017
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 40
% Female staff
2022
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 10%
Afghanistan average
 10%
Global average
 53%
% Female researchers
2022
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 27%
Afghanistan average
 27%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 10
Afghanistan average
 10
Global average
 43
2020
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 124
2019
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 104

Social

Likes (2021)
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 21,336
Afghanistan average
 29,862
Global average
 30,826
Likes (2019)
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 20,253
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 32,420
Afghanistan average
 38,211
Global average
 19,266
Followers (2021)
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 31,677
Followers (2019)
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 28,100
Subscribers (2022)
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 151
Afghanistan average
 86
Global average
 5,623
Subscribers (2021)
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 148
Subscribers (2019)
Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
 80

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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