Natasha Ansari

Academic Background

A.B Economics, Mount Holyoke College.

Past Experiences

Natasha is one of the lead researchers on the Value Chains pillar for the Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia (LANSA) research consortium at the Collective. She has co-authoured the book 'A Microcredit Alternative in South Asia: Akhuwat’s Experiment' (Routledge, forthcoming). She is also one of the campaign organizers for Girls at Dhabas, a feminist initiative working towards raising a conversation on women’s access to public space. Prior to the Collective she has worked on research projects at various organizations.

She tweets at @natashaansari

Reports and Publications at the Collective

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Natasha Ansari and Ebad Pasha,Today's Lyari. Collective Blog. November 2016.

  4. Natasha Ansari,Rights beyond property: The Boohars of Rohi. Collective Blog. February 2015.