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Joint Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI)

Dr. Vaqar Ahmed is an economist and former civil servant. He currently serves as Joint Executive Director at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute.


Le Dr Vaqar Ahmed est économiste et ancien fonctionnaire. Il est actuellement directeur général adjoint de l’Institut sur les politiques de développement durable.


El Dr. Vaqar Ahmed es economista y ex funcionario. Actualmente se desempeña como Director Ejecutivo Adjunto en el Instituto de Política de Desarrollo Sostenible.

  • 12 Apr 2021
  • By: Ahmed, Vaqar
How have southern think-tanks responded to the pandemic?

How have think-tanks in the Global South reacted to the Covid-19 crisis? This column, written by an experienced leader...

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  • 29 Sep 2019
  • By: Ahmed, Vaqar
Connecting evidence to policy: seven key lessons for researchers

How can researchers engage more effectively with policy-makers? This column, written by an experienced ‘policy...

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