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How Technology Will Shape Our Future: Three Views of the Twenty-First Century
This research bulletin explores three of the most compelling views of our long-term future, the role of technology in those possible futures, and the impact these alternative futures might have on hi

Author: Thomas L. Franke
Organisation: Educause, ECAR
Publish Date: 2008
How to Create National Foresight Culture and Capacity: Case Study South Africa
In this work we look at the collaboration projects between COFISA Y SAFIPA, which were set up by the department of external affairs in Finland between 2006 and 2010 in cooperation with South Africa.

Author: Various
Organisation: Various
Publish Date: 2011
How to Feed the World in 2050
By 2050 the world’s population will reach 9.1 billion, 34 percent higher than today. Nearly all of this population increase will occur in developing countries. Urbanization will continue at an acce

Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Organisation: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publish Date: October 2009
Human Behavior: An Impediment to Future Mortality Improvement - A Focus on Obesity and Related Matters
The objective of this paper is to provide a synthesis of the results of recent studies regarding the prevalence and impacts of obesity and related factors on the future health of the population, with

Author: Sam Gutterman
Organisation: Society of Actuaries
Publish Date: 2008
Human Development assessment through the Human-Scale Development approach: integrating different perspectives in the contribution to a Sustainable
Since the first Human Development Report (HDRs) was published in 1990, the Human <br /> Development (HD) paradigm has become a relevant conceptual framework as well as an intrinsic instrument to mea

Author: Ivonne Cruz Barreiro
Organisation: Universitat Politecnica de Cataluna
Publish Date: October 2006
Human Development in Africa: A Long-Run Perspective
Long-run trends in Africa’s well-being are provided on the basis of a new index of human development, alternative to the UNDP’s HDI. A sustained improvement in African human development is found that

Author: Leandro Prados de la Escosura
Organisation: Universidad Carlos III, Madrid European Historical Economics Society
Publish Date: October 2011
Human Development Report 2006 Beyond scarcity: Power, poverty and the global water crisis
This year’s Human Development Report looks at an issue that profoundly influences human potential and progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. Throughout history human progress has depended

Author: Kevin Watkins
Organisation: UNDP
Publish Date: 2006
Human Evolution: Retrodictions and Predictions
Human Evolution is a contentious topic. Understanding the human evolutionary past is complex enough; predicting the future of human evolution is nearly impossible. However, we can reconstruct events

Author: David R. Begun
Organisation: University of Toronto
Publish Date: 2006
Human Resources for Health South Africa 2030
In May 2011, the Director General for Health Ms Malebona Matsoso, initiated a process to develop a Draft HR Strategy. The process involved gathering information from key informants, collecting and re

Author: UK DFID
Organisation: UK DFID
Publish Date: 2011
Human Rights, Health and Poverty Reduction Strategies
Human rights are central to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the eight overarching targets derived from the Millennium Declaration that aim to reduce poverty, ill health an

Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, World Health Organisation
Organisation: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, World Health Organisation
Publish Date: 2008
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