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What’s driving Africa’s growth
The rate of return on foreign investment is higher in Africa than in any other developing region. Global executives and investors must pay heed.
Author: Acha Leke, Susan Lund, Charles Roxburgh, and Arend van Wamelen
Organisation: McKinsey Global Institute
Publish Date: June 2010
When Everything is Programmable Forecast and Technology Cards
The diffusion of sensors and mobile devices is creating a huge influx of new quantitative social data,including demographics, <br /> behaviors,locations, and other previously invisible aspects o

Author: Institute for the Future
Organisation: Institute for the Future
Publish Date: 2010
When the Global Crisis and Youth Bulge Collide: Double the Jobs Trouble for Youth
The global economic crisis hit many countries just as they were experiencing a youth bulge—a demographic trend where the proportion of persons aged 15-24 in the population increases significantly com

Author: Isabel Ortiz, Matthew Cummins
Organisation: Unicef
Publish Date: February 2012
WHO Kenya Country Cooperation Strategy 2008-2013
This Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) for WHO/Kenya sets forth how the country office will support the implementation of WHO’s strategic agenda in the context of the country’s priorities and WHO ca

Author: WHO Regional Office for Africa
Organisation: WHO Regional Office for Africa
Publish Date: 2009
Who owns the future?
Who owns the future?This is the question we ask in this issue of FO/Futureorientation,referring to legal intellectual property rights,which try to prevent people other than the originator from using

Author: Morten Grønborg
Organisation: Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies
Publish Date: 2009
Why Clean Mining is the Future of Mining
As we see the mining industry increasingly invest in renewable and sustainable energy sources, we often hear phrases like ‘green washing’ being thrown about. Many others echo this view, claiming that

Author: Dallas Kachan
Organisation: Dallas Kachan
Publish Date: October 2012
Why Imagine The Future?
“In eras when pessimism combines with a sense of cosmic helplessness, the quality of human intentionality declines and, with it, the quality of imagery of the not-yet. Societies in that condition liv

Author: Elise Boulding
Organisation: Elise Boulding
Publish Date: 2009
Why no peace has come, yet: The impact of gender issues on Western education and schooling
In this article, Ivana challenges us to explore the links between gender, peace education and underlying world-views as she argues that we can consciously teach for a peaceful future based on a trans

Author: Ivana Milojevi?
Organisation: Redress
Publish Date: April 2008
Why strategic foresight matters for Africa
African Futures Paper 12 | October 2014 Over the past five decades, Africa has experienced great transition and change. Many positive developments are taking shape on the continent. Overall, human de

Author: Julia Schünemann
Organisation: Institute for Security Studies
Publish Date: October 2014
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 Afr

Author: Mark Curtis
Organisation: ACORD, the Agency for Cooperation and Research in Development
Publish Date: 2014
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