A new paper published today by the African Futures Project uses the International Futures model to forecast the possibility of Africa reaching targets 6.1 and 6.2 of the Sustainable Development Goals: universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
On June 15, 2016, a select group of researchers joined the beta release of DataGator, a new data-exploration and transformation tool being developed by the Fredrick S. Pardee Center for International Futures, partially funded by the Minerva Initiative.
The Pardee Center’s Director-Designate Jonathan Moyer and Research Associate David Bohl recently returned from a week of training USAID personnel and partner organizations in Jakarta, Indonesia. From May 23-27, 2016, Moyer and Bohl trained policy practitioners in the IFs forecasting model and how it can support their work.
On May 31 and June 1, the Pardee Center hosted the research workshop ‘Political Settlements in Fragile and Conflict‐Affected States: Measuring Governance Trajectories.’ In partnership with the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), Director-Designate Dr. Jonathan Moyer and Founding Director of the Pardee Center Dr. Barry Hughes welcomed a group of 27 to campus.
On June 14 in Kigali, Rwanda, Dr. Barry Hughes will present a keynote address at the 7th Africa Agriculture Science Week and Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA). This pre-plenary meeting seeks to develop an “African foresight capacity” to help manifest the sustainable-agriculture goals of the CAADP.
Dr. Barry Hughes, Founding Director, and Janet Dickson, research consultant and analyst for the Pardee Center, have recently returned from three weeks of working vacation in Vienna. Dr. Hughes gave initial seminars at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Wittgenstein Centre, both premiere long-term forecasting organizations.
A new report from the Pardee Center for International Futures is helping shape South Africa’s national response to a burgeoning water crisis. Parched Prospects II, authored by the Pardee Center’s Research System Developer Steve Hedden (M.A.
A recent article from the Pardee Center investigates the avoidable burden of disease associated with household air pollution (HAP), an unfolding global epidemic due to the use of household cookstoves.
The latest report from the Pardee Center for International Futures, published September 2015, analyzes development trends and the impacts of some policy changes in Uganda.
A new report finds that, by 2030, annual information communication technology (ICT)-related costs will likely be higher than incremental annual benefits, especially in high-income countries.