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Cairo’s Informal Areas: Between Urban Challenges and Hidden Potentials – Facts, Voices, Visions
The initial idea of this book was to give a voice to all—or at least most—of the stakeholders in informal area development. The intention was to ensure that the thoughts and opinions of the residents

Author: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
Organisation: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)
Publish Date: 2009
Can Low-Income Countries in Africa Afford Social Transfers?
Social protection can have a positive impact on growth in developing countries in a number of ways. It can finance investment in health and education, protect assets that help people earn an income,

Author: Economic Policy Research Institute
Organisation: Economic Policy Research Institute
Publish Date: 2006
Can technology deliver on the yield challenge to 2050?
Addresses the questions of crop yields 40 years ahead through the analysis of cereal yields and productivity. It does so by tracing recent sources of growth and identifying future technological oppor

Author: R.A. Fischer, Derek Byerlee and G.O. Edmeades
Organisation: FAO Expert Meeting on How to Feed the World in 2050
Publish Date: June 2009
Cape Town 2025: Urban Form and Infrastructure
This paper expounds the need to return to a normative position in post apartheid Cape Town that engenders a developmental agenda from the highest political levels to the immediacy of critical deliver

Author: Nisa Mammon
Organisation: ISANDLA Institute
Publish Date: July 2005
Capital requirements of developing countries’ agriculture to 2050
Reports on ongoing work at FAO to estimate investment requirements in developing countries’ agriculture. Estimates cover most capital items, but do not single out areas for public involvement of eith

Author: Josef Schmidhuber, Jelle Bruinsma, Gerold Boedeker
Organisation: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Global Perspective Studies Unit, FAO
Publish Date: June 2009
Case Study: Use of Scenarios to Understand the Daily Activities of Senior Citizens interacting with Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing
Aging populations are a phenomenon that industrialized nations have had to start addressing in recent decades. To understand the needs of an aging population, designers, architects and city planners

Author: Jose Rivera-Chang
Organisation: California State University
Publish Date: May 2012
Casual-leisure Searching: the Exploratory Search scenarios that break our current models
In trying to understand Exploratory Search, the community has focused on users who are working towards an information need, but who are unclear of their goal, technology, or domain of information. Ou

Author: Max L. Wilson, David Elsweiler
Organisation: Future Interaction Technologies Lab, Swansea University & Department of Computer Science (8 AI), Uni
Publish Date: 2010
Causal layered analysis enriching the innovation process
This research report aims to show how futures studies or foresight techniques, especially causal layered analysis (CLA), can enrich the attempts of organisations to innovate.
Author: H.A. Kotze
Organisation: University of Stellenbosch
Publish Date: January 2009
Causal Layered Analysis: An Integrative and Transformative Theory and Method
Inayatullah's "Casual Layered Analysis" is the first major new futures theory and method since Delphi, almost forty years ago. CLA is a very sophisticated way to categorize different views of and con

Author: Sohail Inayatullah
Organisation: The Millenium Project.
Publish Date: 2009
CCAFS West Africa Regional Scenarios for Food Security, Environments and Livelihoods
The workshop focused on developing plausible alternate narratives of the future of West Africa in terms of socio-economic and political change and the effects of these futures on food security, envir

Author: Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security CCAFS Workshop
Organisation: Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security CCAFS Workshop
Publish Date: November 2011
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