The African Futures Project is a collaboration between the Institute for Security Studies and the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures based at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. The Institute for Security Studies is a widely recognized Pan-African think tank specializing in issues of human security. The Pardee Center is the home of the International Futures model, an integrated approach to understanding human development and the broad implications of policy choices. These organizations leverage each others’ expertise to provide forward-looking, policy-relevant material that frames uncertainty around human development in Africa.
African Futures 2050
Download the Africa 2050 monograph released in January, 2011. This document explores base-case development for countries and regions of Africa to 2050 across key systems.
The African Futures Project is a collaboration between the Pardee Center for International Futures and the Institute for Security Studies, a Pan-African NGO leading a range of programs promoting human security on the continent. The African Futures Project (AFP) promotes the exploration and identification of trends and policy interventions to promote human capability development and sustainability. It does this by providing tools to African institutions and leaders produced by both regional experts and quantitative modellers.
Download the PowerPoint presentation Barry Hughes gave on the Africa Futures Project at a press conference in South Africa in December, 2010.
Quarterly Policy Briefs
The African Futures Project is dedicated to produce quarterly policy briefs that help to frame the importance of decisions made with an eye for human development on the continent. The main briefs are held on the Institute for Security Studies. This page hosts data series that were produced using scenario analysis.
Quarter Policy Brief #1: How Many Lives Can Be Improved by Increasing Access to Water and Sanitation in Africa?
Quarter Policy Brief #2: Knowledge Empowers Africa - The Benefits of Increased Investment in Education
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