Scenarios for 2040

There are, perhaps, three fundamental questions which we believe that we have addressed:
Will the international community address what we have called "systems
issues", and if so how will they do this? By this, we mean all of those concerns that
arise when hitherto isolated populations and commercial systems come into intimate
contact with each other: issues connected with security, law and policing, with
environmental and resource balances, with public health and related issues.

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Scenarios for the poorest 2030

Outsights was retained by the UK’s Department for International Development to
develop a number of scenarios for the future of the very poorest, to stimulate new
thinking and to look for ways in which the future can be changed. An implicit
assumption behind the focus on the very poorest is that even if the Millennium
Development Goals are reached by 2015, many of the poorest will miss out
entirely or remain in serious poverty.
A wide and varied group of 70 stakeholders from 10 countries participated in the

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