MENASP Network Database

Social Policy Database

Database of Middle East North Africa Social Policy Expertise

Mrs. Ammal Watfa Karaki
Masters (including MRes, MBA, MPA), American University of Beirut
Current or most recent Employer

Social Development Practitioner

Council for Development & Reconstruction
Time in Post - 6

Organisation Type: Consultant/Self-employed

Regional Expertise

Lebanon, Oman, State of Palestine,

Disciplinary or professional background

Development (applied), Social/Public Policy

Contact Info


Current Areas of Policy Interest

Poverty or deprivation reduction ( 15 years )

Poverty or deprivation measurement ( 15 years )

Public Finance ( 15 years )

Governance (Local Governance and Decentralization) ( 5 years )

Public Policy ( 20 years )

Health policy ( 10 years )

Social protection

Social safety nets ( 10 years )

Labour and employment policies ( 10 years )

Economic development ( 6 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Public Policy

Poverty/deprivation reduction

Poverty/deprivation measurement

Governance (Local & Decentralization)

Gender equality

Health policy (Including health insurance)

Social protection

Social safety nets

Labour and employment polices

Economic development

Humanitarianism & emergency relief


Academic publications

Policy Reports
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy & Intertiol Affairs Lebanese Center for Public Policy

Consultancy Reports
World Bank DFID UNDP

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