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Independent Reports

Upon requests by OIC General Secretariat, relevant OIC meetings and bodies as well as based on independent evaluation of the research department, the Centre prepares reports in various fields of interest to the member countries. Although these reports are not prepared on a regular basis, they can be occasionally revised to keep them updated.

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Measurement of Poverty in OIC Member Countries 2015

Poverty is a complicated and multi-dimensional phenomenon that goes beyond the monetary aspects. In fact, it is associated with poor economies, poor human resources, poor social services provision, and poor policies to tackle the challenges facing human and socio-economic development. Poverty also arises when people lack access to adequate civic amenities like education and health services. Therefore, the status, the determinants, and the policy measures required to eradicate poverty would, by definition, vary from one country to another.