sajid Kazmi

sajid Kazmi

PhD Corporate Social Responsibility and Trade Unions

Middlesex University Business School, UK

Sep. 2007 – Sep. 2011

MA Corporate Social Responsibility

Business School, The University of Nottingham, UK

Sep. 2004 – Sep. 2005

¨MSc Economics

Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.Jan. 1988 to Mar. 1990

¨BA EconomicsIslamic Studies and Persian

The University of Punjab, Lahore, PakistanSep. 1985 to Sep. 1987

Work Experience

Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, Pakistan

¨ConsultantApril 2006 to Aug. 2007

¨Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad

Visiting LecturerFrom Jun. 2006 June 2007

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Geneva, Switzerland

¨ConsultantNov. 2005 to Mar. 2006

Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, Pakistan

¨Coordinator AdvocacyMay 2003 to Aug. 2004

Children’s Resources International (CRI), Karachi

¨ Program ManagerSep. 2002 to Sep 2003

Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, Pakistan.

¨Head Survey Research UnitMarch 2001 to Aug. 2002

Research AssociateMar. 1998 to Feb. 2001

Research Assistant Feb. 1996 to Feb. 1998

Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex, Brighton, UKMay 26 to Aug. 2, 2000

¨Fauji Foundation College, Rawalpindi

Lecturer in EconomicsAug. 1991 to Feb. 1996

Honorary Assignment

¨Lead Author, International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) on Chapter 3 of Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA) Sub Global AssessmentApril 2006 to Jan. 2008

 

 

Projects conducted during my stay at SDPI

M & E Related

I. “Appraisal of evaluation of the World Bank funded Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Programme”, for The World Bank, Washington D.C.

II. “Benchmark and annual participatory monitoring and evaluation Project Pakistan” for Human DevelopmentFoundation of North America (HDFNA).

This was a two year project where we worked with the communitiesdid benchmarking and based on theseestimatesdeveloped performance indicatorsconducted formal surveys, and impact evaluation of healtheducation, and credit programme of HDF

Gender related

III. “Outsourcing of manufacturing to householdsSubcontracted Home-Based Work by women and children” forUNICEF and Innocenti research Centre, Florence, Italy.

IV. “Qualitative Assessment of PovertyGender based non-economic dimensions of poverty”, for The World Bank, Washington D.C.

XI. Socio-economic impact assessment of Afghan refugees with a special focus to women, on the refugee hostingareas”, for The United Nations High Commission for refugees.

General

XI. Qualitative assessment of Regional Technical Assistance (RETA) of the Forestry Sector Project of The AsianDevelopment Bank (ADB).

II. “Trade and Environmental Impacts of Textiles and Leather Manufacturing in Pakistan”, for IDRC, Canada.

III. “A comparative institutional analysis of Govt., NGO and Private Schools in Pakistan” for The Asia Foundation.

IV. “Political economy of the government schooling system in rural Pakistan” for The London School of Economics (LSE).

VI. “Global standards and local upgradation: A case study of surgical instrument and soccer ball manufacturers of Sialkot”,for The Institute of Development Studies, (IDS), The University of Sussex, The United Kingdom.

VII. 7-Up Project: a comparative study of the competition policy and legislation in seven developing countries ofthe commonwealthfor The Department for International Development (DFID), The UK.

VIII. Representation in Decentralized GovernanceCountry study of Pakistan, UNDP Governance Programme.

Consultancy Work

Provided consultancy services to various international organizations including The World Bank, UNICEF, WFP, UNEP, ILO and did PRA and developed village NRM Plans for Concern World Wide Afghanistan and German Agro Action in TakharProvince Afghanistan.

Publications

♦Khan, S. R. and Kazmi, S. (2008). “Value chains in the informal sectorincome shares of home-based sub-contractedworkers in Pakistan”, International Review of Applied Economics, Vo. 2, No. 1, forthcoming

♦Khan, S. R., Kazmi, S. and Rifaqat, Z. (2007). “Harnessing social capital for rural development”, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

♦Khan, S. R., Khattak, S. G. and Kazmi, S. (2005). “Hazardous home based sub-contracted work: a study of multiple tiered exploitation”, Oxford University Press, Karachi, Pakistan.

¨    Khan S. R., Kazmi, S. and Latif, Z. (2005). “A comparative institutional analysis of government, NGO and private rural primary schooling in Pakistan”, The European Journal of Development Research, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 199-223

Kazmi, S. (2005) “Corporate Social Responsibility in Pakistan: The case of Pakistan”, Trade Insight, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 9-10

♦Khan S. R., Kazmi, S and Ahmad, Z. (2002). “Structural adjustment and food security in Pakistan: an aggregate analysis,” Eds. Shiva, V. and Gitanjali Bedi, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security: The Impact of Globalisation, SAGE Publisher, New Delhi.

♦Khan S. R. et al. (2002). “Environmental impacts and mitigation costs: the case of Pakistan’s cloth and leather exports, ed. Khan, S. R., Trade and Environment: Difficult Policy Choices at the Interface, ZED Publishers, London

♦Khan S. R. and Kazmi, S. (1998). “Structural adjustment and health in Pakistan,” The Lahore Journal of Economics, Vol. 3, No. 2, Lahore

♦Khan S. R. et. al. (1998). “Latent demand and social mobilization as determinants of rural water supply scheme sustainability: a comparative analysis,” SDPI Monograph Series # 3, SDPI, Islamabad, Pakistan

Important Conferences/Seminars attended

¨   Attended Southern Seminar on the WTO Millennium Round Oct. 18 – 22, 1999, Arusha, Tanzania organized by MS Danish Association for Development, HIVOS The Netherlands, KEPPA, Finland and CUTS, India.

¨   The launch meeting of the Global Development Network “Bridging the Gap between Knowledge and Policy” at Bonn, Germany from Dec. 5 – 8, 1999.

¨      Task Team Meetings of Advocacy and Statistical Indicators of Poverty at The World Bank Headquarter, Washington D.C., from May 21-23, 2001.

¨   The second Prep-Com for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) at the United Nations Headquarters, New York from Jan. 27 to Feb 8, 2002.

¨   5th Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) at Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico from Sep. 10-14, 2003

¨   UNCTAD XI held at Sao Paulo, Brazil, from June 11 – 19, 2004

TRAININGS

¨      Attended a Course on “Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction: Theory, Evidence and Implications for South Asia” at Katmandu, Nepal from Sep. 20 – Oct. 1, 1999, organized by the World Bank Institute, SAARC and Nepal Planning Commission.

¨      Attended a training course on “Environmental and Natural Resource Economics” at BRAC Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh from April 29 – May 16, 2002, jointly organized by the World Bank Institute, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE) and Bangladesh Environment, Economics and Poverty Programme (BEEPP).

COMPUTER SKILLS

Programming:COBOL

Operating Systems:MS DOS, Windows 3.1, 95 and 98, 2000

Word Processing:Word Perfect, MS Office including MSWord

Spreadsheet Packages:Lotus123, Microsoft Excel

Statistical Packages:SPSS, TSP, Microfit386, Microfit 4.0

Languages

 English, Urdu, PunjabiSaraikiHindkoPothohariSindhi.

Distinctions

¨   Merit Scholarship in Matric from BISE Rawalpindi.

¨   Graduation Merit Scholarship from The Punjab University, Lahore.

¨   M. Sc. Merit Scholarship from Q. A. U., Islamabad.

¨   ICCSR Scholarship, International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, The University of Nottingham, UK

¨   MUBS PhD Studentship, MUBS, London

Membership of professional societies

Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) Network, Pakistan

¨   Farmers Rights and Advocacy Network (FRANK) for South Asia

¨   International Network of Civil Society Organizations on Competition (INCSOC)

¨   Member of the Advocacy & Statistical indicators of Poverty Task team of the OECD-PARIS21

¨   President Staff/Student Consultative Committee of ICCSR, at the University of Nottingham Business School from Sep. 2004-2005

Interests: Traveling, Reading Books