Education for Development in Northern Pakistan
Opportunities and Constraints for Rural Households
Andreas Johannes Benz
Dr. Andreas Benz is research associate at the Centre for Development Studies (ZELF), Freie Universitat, Berlin, Germany. He studied Human Geography, Islamic Studies and Political Science at Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat, Freiburg, and Freie Universitat, Berlin. He completed his PhD in 2011 on the topic of education and development in Gilgit-Baltistan, northern Pakistan, based on numerous research visits to the region between 2006 and 2010. Since 2011, he has been a member and research associate for Crossroads Asia: Conflict, Migration, Development, a research network, for which he is conducting a 4-year research study on student mobility and migration in northern Pakistan and north-western India.