List of SESRIC Books/Reports/Papers

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Education and Scientific Development in the OIC Member Countries 2014

Education is one of the most important investments a country can make in its people and its future. It is the core of human capital formation and central to development of a society. Investment in education and quality research at various national institutions are vital in achieving higher economic growth and reducing poverty and inequality. Quality education generates benefits to the society that go beyond the gains secured by the individuals involved. Similarly, research in science and technology (S&T) is of great importance and key to progress towards a knowledge-based and innovation-driven economy. It promotes better understanding on different aspects of life, and helps to improve the standard of living by generating new knowledge and technological innovation.

Managing Disasters and Conflicts in OIC Countries

This study provides an overview on disasters and conflicts in OIC countries during the last four decades. It discusses the risks of and vulnerabilities to natural hazards and conflicts and offers strategic approaches for preventing and mitigating the impacts of potential disasters and strengthening the peace and stability and enhancing collaboration among the member countries in this important area. The study also includes analyses of the state-of-the-art approaches in response to and recovery from disasters, and provides relevant recommendations and policy implications on how the countries can improve their resilience to these disasters.

Agriculture and Food Security in OIC Member Countries 2014

Agriculture and Food Security in OIC Member Countries 2014 highlights the recent state as well as the constraints and challenges of agricultural development and food security in the OIC member countries. It explores major issues such as agricultural production and productivity, trade in agriculture commodities, agricultural population and land use in agriculture, water resources and their use in agriculture, production and trade of food, food aid, prevalence of undernourishment, and impacts of food price volatility. The report also sheds light on the importance of promoting intra-OIC investment in the agriculture sector and includes a diverse set of policy recommendations and project proposals for enhancing OIC cooperation in this important area.

OIC Strategic Health Programme of Action 2014-2023

The OIC Strategic Health Programme of Action 2014-2023 (OIC-SHPA) is a framework of cooperation among OIC member countries, relevant OIC institutions and international organizations in the field of health. The OIC-SHPA aims to strengthen health care delivery systems and improve health situation in OIC member countries especially by facilitating and promoting intra-OIC transfer of knowledge and expertise in the domain of health.