The Center for Strategic Development fills a key public role and has its significant influence in the policymaking process.

The Center identifies issues, recommends policies and provides the expertise and personnel, and educates the public. To that effect, the Center holds a number of integrated activities as detailed here, including but not limited to forums, seminars, workshops and conferences to discuss various domestic socioeconomic development issues.

Also, the Center for Strategic Development conducts various research programs, and publishes a wide range of books, research papers, newsletters, policy briefs and journals.