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Foresight For Development Roundtable

Monday 23 March 2015
The Capital, 20 West Street, Morningside, Johannesburg, South Africa

OBJECTIVES
To present and review ForesightForDevelopment.org (FFD) partnership project papers
To discuss key issues regarding foresight and Africa’s future based on issues & trends
To conceptualise and plan towards a Special Issue of foresight journal
To engage in strategic planning for SA Node’s regional focus and FFD expansion

FFD Programme
FFD RoundTable Participants Biographies
FFD Paper Abstracts

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Dr Ozcan Saritas Talk at Wits Tuesday 24 March

Dr Ozcan Saritas, a global energy expert from Manchester University, will give a talk at Wits University on 24th March 2015.

The title of the talk is: “The Geopolitics of Energy Futures: Implications and Lessons for Africa”.

Tuesday 24th March 2015 from 12:30 PM to 14:00 PM at the Wits Business School, Johannesburg.

Dr Ozcan Saritas will address global governance challenges, and key energy stakeholders with a special focus on Russia. He will also draw lessons for Africa and make particular links with South Africa where a “controversial” nuclear deal is on the way with Russia.

Invitation

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2015 African Unity for Renaissance Conference and Africa Day Expo

2015 African Unity for Renaissance Conference and Africa Day Expo
Theme: 2015 and Beyond: Engaging Agenda 2063
Tshwane, 22-25 May, 2015

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), together with the following partners: Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), National Research Foundation (NRF), Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute (TMALI), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO), International Council for Science, Regional Office for Africa (ICSU), BrandSA, Kara Heritage Institute, The City of Tshwane and the University of Johannesburg, will hold its 5th Annual African Unity for Renaissance conference and Africa Day celebrations from 22nd to 25th May 2015 in Pretoria, South Africa. These series of conferences will continue and are open to partners from all the sixth regions of the Africana world. The African Unity for Renaissance conference and Africa Day have become flagship events of AISA and have over the years been important annual gathering of African scholars to explore and propose ideas for a peaceful and prosperous Africa.

http://www.ai.org.za/uncategorized/call-for-papers-2015-african-unity-for-renaissance-conference

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Why Wait Until the Next Food Crisis? Improving Food Reserve Strategies in East Africa

Why Wait Until the Next Food Crisis? Improving Food Reserve Strategies in East Africa

This report highlights the importance of African countries holding food reserves for promoting food security and price stability. It analyses the food reserves policies of three countries in East Africa – Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda – showing how these can, indeed must, be improved to address hunger.

Read the Full Report

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News and Call for Papers: Futures Studies Tackling Wicked Problems, 11–12 June 2015, Turku, Finland

World Conference of Futures Research 2015
Futures Studies Tackling Wicked Problems: Where Futures Research, Education and Action Meet
11–12 June 2015, Turku, Finland

This conference leads the way in combining academic conference tradition with new ways of participation. We are happy to organize a forum for the philosophies, ideas, methods and concrete examples of what’s happening on the field of futures thinking and acting.

https://futuresconference2015.wordpress.com/

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Foresight Africa 2015: Democracy and Elections Across the Continent

Foresight Africa 2015: Democracy and Elections Across the Continent

The year 2015 will be an eventful one for the more than one billion people living in Africa. From elections to the post-2015 development agenda, the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative experts and colleagues identify what they consider to be the key issues for the continent in the coming year.

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