Foresight: Volume 16 Issue 5


The journal of future studies, strategic thinking and policy

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The alternative futures of the International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture: from salinity research to greening the desert

Sohail Inayatullah, Ismahane A. Elouafi

The purpose of this paper is to present findings, based on a report for the International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), of the preferred visions, scenarios and…

Meta-measures for technology and environment

Fred Young Phillips

The purpose of this paper is to examine the question: What shall we measure? and offers preliminary answers. Data for innovation management and policy must be valid, reliable…

Y in the workplace: comparative analysis of values, skills and perceptions of government communication amongst university students and government staff

Jeremy Berry

This article aims to advance understanding of the various and differing aspects of government communication as a means to determine where the various generations’ values converge…


“After 300 meters turn right” – the future of Russia’s GLONASS and the development of global satellite navigation systems

Mikhail B. Bokov, Anastasia Edelkina, Marina Klubova, Thomas Thurner, Natalia P. Velikanova, Konstantin Vishnevskiy

Global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) were designed to determine the exact location of objects on land, water and air for military purposes. With the opening of the satellite…

A study of turbulence in the Swedish payment system – is there a way forward?

Niklas Arvidsson

The purpose of this study is to understand turbulence in the field of payments in Europe and which future challenges this bring. The objective is to enable actors – industrial as…

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