Rashid Mehmood

Academic Background

M.Phil from Applied Economics Research Centre, University of Karachi.
M.A in Economics from Hazara University, Mansehra.

Research Experience

Rashid Mehmood has been working with the Collective since 2013 and has worked on social protection, education, nutrition and food security issues.Rashid completed his MPhil degree at Applied Economics Research Centre, where his thesis focused on fiscal decentralisation and human development.Prior to joining the Collective he has worked as a teaching assistant in Applied Economics Research Centre and as a field researcher with different organisations.

Research Interests

Poverty, social protection, education, agriculture and nutrition.

Reports and Publications at the Collective

  1. Rashid Mehmood and Natasha Ansari, The Dairy Reform That Wasn't. Collective Blog. April 2018.

  2. Natasha Ansari, Rashid Mehmood and Haris Gazdar, A Value-Chain Perspective on Wheat Flour Fortification in Pakistan. LANSA Working Paper Series, Volume 2018 No 27. April 2018.

  3. Natasha Ansari, Rashid Mehmood and Haris Gazdar, Going Against the Grain of Optimism: Flour Fortification in Pakistan. IDS Bulletin, Volume 49, Issue 1, pages 57-71. February 2018.

  4. Natasha Ansari, Rashid Mehmood and Haris Gazdar, 'Milk for Milk, Water for Water': Analysing Pakistan's Dairy Innovation . IDS Bulletin, Volume 49, Issue 1, pages 91-106. February 2018.

  5. Samar Zuberi and Rashid Mehmood, Plugging the Gaps between Farm and Fork. Collective Blog. October 2016.

  6. Samar Zuberi, Rashid Mehmood and Haris Gazdar, Review of Agri-Food Value Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Pakistan. LANSA Working Paper, Volume 2016, No 7. July 2016.

  7. Ayesha Khan, Samar Zuberi, Rashid Mehmood and Rabia Khan, Best Practices in Girls' Enrolment in Pakistan. The Citizens Foundation: A Case Study. August 2015.

    Keywords: Education, Gender, Women

  8. Ayesha Khan, Samar Zuberi, Rashid Mehmood and Rabia Khan, Best Practices in Girls' Enrolment in Pakistan. The Citizens Foundation: A Case Study. Research Report. August 2015.

    Keywords: Education, Gender, Women

  9. Michael Loevinsohn and Rashid Mehmood, Convergence on Nutrition in Agricultural Systems of Innovation: Concepts and Methods, with Examples from Pakistan. LANSA Working Paper, Volume 2014, No.01. LANSA. October 2014.

    Keywords: Agriculture, Nutrition

  10. Rashid Mehmood and Samar Zuberi, Review of Agri-Food Chain Interventions Aimed at Enhancing Consumption of Nutritious Food by the Poor: Pakistan. LANSA Internal Paper. June 2014.

Press Publications

  1. Natasha Ansari and Rashid Mehmood, Land of milk. The News on Sunday (TNS). April 2018.