Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

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The importance and need of applying foresight for the purposes of development—an approach that has been termed “pro-poor foresight”—is evident in the everyday world around us, as the effects of systemic crises have led to unexpected consequences that will likely have significant impacts for years to come.

The Rockefeller Foundation’s Research and Records Unit has undertaken an innovative approach to addressing this challenge by generating applicable intelligence that emerges from a forward-looking, on-the-ground perspective throughout Africa, Asia, and the Americas.