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.
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.
Geci Karuri, <firstname.lastname@example.org> Tel: +27 (0)72 148 1132
2004 Activities: The First Informal Organizing Meeting for the South African Node of the Millennium Project