Kiran Hunzai

Poverty Analyst

Sustainable Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction (SLPR)

Ms Hunzai is from the Hunza Valley in Northern Pakistan and joined ICIMOD as a Poverty Analyst in September 2009. She has a Masters degree in rural development with a focus on community based research techniques from the University of Sussex, England. In Nepal, she has worked with Mercy Corps as a livelihood consultant and with the World Food Programme, Vulnerability Analysis Mapping (VAM) Unit where she provided assistance for management of food security data and information required for the accurate analysis of household food security in Nepal. Prior to coming to Nepal, she studied and worked in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and England.