The Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations has just released a fascinating report entitled “Now for the Long Term”. The report asks: how we can avoid future crises and overcome our inability to address big challenges that will shape our world?
I was struck this week by an article on Devex highlighting how the popular narrative about Africa’s growth is being challenged. The article points out that, despite national-level economic growth in many African countries, the benefits of that growth are failing to trickle down sufficiently; when two in five Africans surveyed say that they are unable to meet their basic needs and are food insecure, such a conclusion is hard to argue with.
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