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Dawn of the Cosmopolitan: The Hope of a Global Citizens Movement
Describes global civil society and examines the potential for a Global Citizens Movement (GCM), looking at relevant lessons from past and current social movements. As it distinguishes existing social

Author: Orion Kriegman
Organisation: Tellus Institute
Publish Date: 2006
Deciding the Future: Energy Policy Scenarios to 2050
WEC decided at its Sydney Congress in 2004 to build new energy Scenarios with three principal changes from previous work. First, the Scenarios should be based on policy and on “bottom-up” regional an

Author: World Energy Council
Organisation: World Energy Council
Publish Date: 2007
Degrowth, the past, the future, and the human nature
In the twenty-first century humanity faces two enormous challenges: substituting fossil fuels with a new source of energy and the production of food for a population of more than seven billion people.

Author: Ernest Garcia
Organisation: Universitat de Vale`ncia, Department Sociology and Social Anthropology
Publish Date: 2012
Demand-Based Capacity Planning of Mobile Cellular Networks in Africa
In this study, an accurate traffic demand estimation tool, T-DET, was designed and implemented in Rwanda, Africa. Based on the terminal mobility model, the tool estimated available traffic demand in

Author: David K Kanamugire
Organisation: Tshwane University of Technology
Publish Date: January 2007
Demand-Side Water Strategies and the Urban Poor
The goal of this working paper is to examine the relevance of demand-side water management to low-income urban settlements, where many households do not have adequate access to safe water supplies. T

Author: Gordon McGranahan
Organisation: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) and Environmental Economics Programme
Publish Date: June 2002
Democracy and Futures
This year the Parliament of Finland celebrated, in a great variety of ways, its 100-year history as an institution founded on equal and universal suffrage. The Committee for the Future decided that i

Author: Eds. Mika Mannermaa, Jim Dator, Paula Tiihonen
Organisation: Committee for the Future, Parliament of Finland
Publish Date: 2006
Democratic Governance and New Democracy in Africa: Agenda for the Future
Hardly ten years after independence Africa experienced a continuing and deepening crisis of democracy. This was signaled by a series of military coups in 1969 after visible signs of tension in the mi

Author: Archie Mafeje
Organisation: African Forum for Envisioning Africa
Publish Date: April 2002
Demographic Change, the IMPACT Model, and Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa
In this paper, the implications of demographic processes for future changes in the demand and access to food are evaluated. Given the fact that population growth is a major influence on the consumpti

Author: Kevin J.A. Thomas, Tukufu Zuberi
Organisation: United Nations Development Programme, Regional Bureau for Africa
Publish Date: February 2012
Demystifying Disruption: A New Model for Understanding and Predicting Disruptive Technologies
For its many benefits to consumers and markets, technological change may be most notable for the challenge it presents to incumbent firms. From microcomputers to MP3 players, there are numerous examp

Author: Ashish Sood and Gerard J. Tellis
Organisation: Marketing Science Institute
Publish Date: 2010
Designing and Implementing Social Transfer Programmes
The Commission for Africa identified social transfers as a key tool in tackling extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa… The greater use of social transfers in developing countries worldwide is endorse

Author: Michael Samson, Ingrid van Niekerk and Kenneth Mac Quene
Organisation: Economic Policy Research Institute,
Publish Date: 2006
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