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Biofuels and Food Security: Implications of an accelerated biofuels production
An accelerated growth of first-generation biofuels production is threatening the availability of adequate food supplies for humans, by diverting land, water and other resources away from food and fee

Author: Günther Fischer, Eva Hizsnyik, Sylvia Prieler et. al
Organisation: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis IIASA
Publish Date: March 2009
Biometric Systems in Future Crime Prevention Scenarios – How to Reduce Identifiability of Personal Data
Biometric technology for crime prevention is emerging. The design of a biometric system is decisive for the protection of fundamental rights. This paper analyses the necessary reduction of identifiab

Author: Monika Desoi, Matthias Pocs, Benjamin Stach
Organisation: Universität Kassel, Wilhelmshöher, Germany
Publish Date: 2011
Biotechnical Foresight: 3rd Western Cape Workshop
The purpose of the two day residential workshop was to achieve the following outcomes: To identify potential improvements to the current systems of innovation at both provincial and national levels,

Author: Thembinkosi Semwayo
Organisation: Cooperation Framework on Innovation Systems between Finland and South Africa (COFISA)
Publish Date: 2010
Biotechnologies to 2025? - Techforesight.ca
Biotechnologies to 2025? - Techforesight.ca

Author: Techforesight.ca
Organisation: Techforesight.ca
Publish Date: 2000
Biotechnology trends analysis
This document was produced as an input to the Cooperation Framework on Innovation Systems between Finland and South Africa (COFISA) biotechnology.

Author: Sibongile Pefile
Organisation: Cooperation Framework on Innovation Systems between Finland and South Africa (COFISA)
Publish Date: 2010
Bottom of the Barrel: Africa’s Oil Boom and the Poor
Oil Boom: Peril or Opportunity? Sub-Saharan Africa is in the midst of an oil boom as foreign energy companies pour billions of dollars into the region for the exploration and production of petroleum.

Author: I. Gary, T. L. Karl
Organisation: Catholic Relief Services, Stanford University
Publish Date: June 2003
Breaking the Mould: The Role of Scenarios in Shaping SA's Future
The story of South Africa’s transition in 1994 to a non-racial democracy has been told many times, principally from the perspective of the political forces for change. But many other factors were at

Author: N Segal
Organisation: South Africa Node of the Millennium Project
Publish Date: 2007
Buffalo City Development Strategy: Managing a city in transition
What will Buffalo City offer a child born today in Mdantsane or in rural Matatiele in 20 years time? How can we be sure that such a child will have access to a dignified quality of life, be equipped

Author: Buffalo City Development
Organisation: Buffalo City Development
Publish Date: March 2007
Building a 2nd Generation of World Water Scenarios
This document briefly discusses the uses of qualitative and quantitative scenarios, then reviews the status of global water scenarios. It points out some of their major shortcomings: (i) the absence

Author: Joseph Alcamo and Gilberto Gallopín
Organisation: United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP)
Publish Date: 2009
Building a future for South Africa’s youth
While the extent of unemployment is a major concern in itself, the most frightening aspect of it is the proportion of young South Africans falling into this category. Youth unemployment may be a glob

Author: Ashraf Kariem and Sithembile Mbete
Organisation: National Planning Commission
Publish Date: 2012
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