Jose Ramos (Action Foresight), with support from Ida Uusikyla and Nguyen Tuan Luong (UNDP Viet Nam)

Over the past several decades we have seen an increased complexity of change: in speed, interconnectedness and uncertainty. This new socio-ecological context brings with it new strategic risks and “wicked” systemic challenges — challenges…

Human wellbeing and survival in the 21st century depend on the ability of our cities to transform. With the share of urban population projected by the United Nations (UN) to grow to two thirds by 2050, cities are a primary strategic pillar of development. Cities are disproportionately entangled in the…

Cosmo-local production describes the process of bringing together our globally distributed knowledge and design commons with the high-to-low tech capacity for localized production. It is based on the ethical premise, drawing from cosmopolitanism, that people and communities should be universally empowered with the heritage of human ingenuity that allow them…

Jose Ramos

Commoner, experimentalist, cosmo-localizer, planetary cooperativist, mutant futurist.

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