South African Node


South African Node of the Millennium Project has its own website: http://www.sampnode.co.za/ that is continuously updated.

South African Node began its activities in 2004. (See the First Informal Organizing Meeting for the South African Node of the Millennium Project: http://millennium-project.org/millennium/SA-Node-Meeting.ppt.) They are very active in organizing Futures Research across Africa.

Key initiatives of the Node have included:

foresightfordevelopment.org is an interactive, participatory platform that consolidates foresight knowledge and practice for Africa in the public domain. It aims to be an authoritative, interactive networking community of foresight practitioners, researchers, enthusiasts, and consumers.

 

: The Node is one of 10 partners around the world working with the Rockefeller Foundation on a horizon scanning and trend monitoring initiative intended to improve strategic foresight for development. The SA Node is conducting the Southern Africa scan which covers 14 countries in the region.

 

South Africa began participating in theGlobal Millennium Prize
competition for schools in 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Book based upon research contracted by the SA Node on the role
of scenario work in South Africa’s transition in 1994 to a non-racial
democracy.

 

 

 

 

 

First International Futures Conference in South Africa-- was held 5-8 November 2007, at the University of Stellenbosch Theological Seminary in the Western Cape of South Africa. See the Conference archives and downloads on the Node’s website.

First International Futures Conference in South Africa organizers (from left to right):
Andre Roux (IFR), Tanja Hichert (IFR), Jerome Glenn (MP), Bob Day (SA Node), Geci Karuri-Sebina (SA Node), JP Landman (SA Node)

IFR is the Institute for Futures Research at Stellenbosch University who co-hosted the Conference

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Many Millennium Project Node Chairs and representatives attended the Conference: Jerome Glenn (MP Director), Reyhan Huseynova (Azerbaijan Node Chair), Mohan Tikku (India Node co-chair), Jose Cordeiro (Venezuela Node Chair), Bruce Lloyd (UK Node representative), Pavel Novácek (Central European Node co-chair), and Olli Hietanen (on behalf of the Finnish Node).

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Node Chair: 
Geci Karuri, <geci@sampnode.co.za> Tel: +27 (0)72 148 1132

Node Directors:
Bob Day, <bob@sampnode.co.za
JP Landman <jp@sampnode.co.za>
Tanja Hichert <tanja@sampnode.co.za>
Rasigan Maharajh <rasigan@sampnode.co.za>

 

2008 Activities
See Node activities update presented by Geci Karuri-Sebina, Node Chair, at the Millennium Project Planning Committee, July 2008.

2009 Activities

2008 Activities

2007 Activities

2006 Activities

2005 Activities

2004 Activities: The First Informal Organizing Meeting for the South African Node of the Millennium Project