The Knowledge Project has produced quantitative and qualitative evidence on the state of knowledge and knowledge-based development in the Arab States region and beyond in partnership with the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF). The Knowledge project also offers a digital hub on knowledge topics with advanced data visualization tools for data, info, and analysis. The project has also produced a cutting-edge mobile application (Knowledge4All), featuring data and statistics with visualization features.

KP Team

Hany Torky, PhD

Chief Technical Advisor, Knowledge Project
Regional Programme, RBAS-UNDP

Prior to joining the Arab Knowledge Project in 2010, Hany was an assistant professor at Alexandria University. He has around 20 years of experience in the areas of Statistics and Knowledge for Development.
Areas of Expertise: Providing guidance and advisory services regarding knowledge issues, holding lectures on knowledge issues, providing substantive and managerial leadership to the project staff, supervising research and dissemination of research findings, statistical analysis, building indices, and modelling and simulation

Diana Assaf

Copywriter and Research Officer, Knowledge Project

Regional Programme, RBAS-UNDP
12 years of experience in the field of development and human rights, namely in communication, advocacy, social media, and fundraising sectors.
Areas of Expertise: communication, social media, drafting proposals and project reports, advising on the production of visual content, web content management systems, and managing and implementing events and activities.

Sirine Saghira

Web Content and Research Assistant, Knowledge Project

Regional Programme, RBAS-UNDP
Experienced in the field of development, namely in web editing, advocacy, and event management.
Areas of Expertise: content development, drafting proposals, advising on social media content, web content management systems, and managing and implementing online webinars and events.

Stéphanie Boustany

Research Associate, Knowledge Project
Regional Programme, RBAS-UNDP

An economics graduate with over six years of experience working with UNDP on the production of reports, composite indices and studies in the area of knowledge for development. Currently pursuing an MSc in Sustainable Development at SOAS University of London.
Areas of expertise: project implementation, quantitative and qualitative research, data collection and statistical analysis.

Anthony Fakhoury

Project Researcher, Knowledge Project
Regional Programme, RBAS-UNDP

4+ years of experience working with UNDP in conducting economic and statistical research on topics related to knowledge societies, education and technologies and skills of the future.
Areas of Expertise: qualitative and quantitative research, statistical analysis, building composite indices, socio-economic analysis and production of reports.

 

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