Event Date and time: Tuesday 20th June, 2017
Event website: Foresight on Africa: Be Prepared for the Future
Event cost: £950, incentives available
This unique one-day course brings together three world-leading organisations to offer you a multi-disciplinary and multi-national analysis of Africa’s possible trajectories over the next 20 years. Combining the research expertise of the University of Warwick, the global trends analysis capability of the UK Ministry of Defence’s Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre DCDC, and the foresight capacity-building and advisory approach of School of International Futures (SOIF), this course will bring you unique insights, unavailable anywhere else in the UK, into the possible futures for Africa, global strategic trends and what this could mean for your organisation.
By 2045, Africa will account for approximately a quarter of the global population, and it is likely to remain one of the most economically and culturally diverse regions in in the world. There is enormous potential for development and growth. The African economy is expected to quadruple in size over the next 30 years. At the same time, the continent will continue to experience significant challenges. More than half of African states are ‘fragile’ and this will remain a driver for instability and violence. Climate change, and conflict with and between non-state actors and states will remain risks; disputes over control of resources, inequality, political disagreements and religious differences will not be overcome easily.
This course will help you understand the opportunities among the risks for your organisation and to stay ahead of the competition. It will also provide a great opportunity to network with the three organisations and fellow delegates.