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Beyond GDP: Henrietta Moore's Development Predictions for 2016

"In 2016 we need to jettison our obsession with economic "growth" and instead focus on how we achieve genuine prosperity."

Published: Wednesday 13 January, 2016



Henrietta Moore: "In 2016 we need to jettison our obsession with economic "growth" and instead focus on how we achieve genuine prosperity. This year represents an opportunity to rethink our whole notion of "development". With the Sustainable Development Goals in place and a global agreement on climate change, the world has been given fresh direction to drive transformative change. But it can’t just be more of the same."

Predicting the future is a notoriously slippery business. Indeed it is often said there are two types of forecasts: lucky or wrong. Despite the obvious perils of prediction, Bond’s expert panel of futures thinkers have bravely penned their thoughts on the trends and breakthroughs for 2016 that will change the landscape of international development.

Read Henrietta Moore's full prediction on the Bond UK website.

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