Second Brainstorming Meeting

About the Event

At the Resilience Frontiers brainstorming meeting in Gaborone, a diverse range of thought leaders and organizations unpacked the eight pathways, deconstructing paradigms, and the visions and values underpinning these, to drive the narrative towards a desirable future and help Resilience Frontiers identify first-mover actions that will accelerate the journey towards that better world.


Using foresight methodologies, the event aimed to and successfully progressed:

  • Attain a general mindset of future-oriented thinking, thus enabling participants to imagine the desirable future of permanent resilience and the pathways towards it.
  • Refine the eight cross-cutting and holistic pathways of transformative change developed by Resilience Frontiers to lead us towards a future of permanent resilience.
  • Approach the eight pathways beyond silos, blending in potential opportunities, threats, and synergies to consolidate an overarching narrative towards a desirable future, thereby helping Resilience Frontiers identify first-mover actions that will accelerate the journey towards the desirable future.
  • Enhance foresight skills and competencies within the Resilience Frontiers community.


The event was hosted by the Government of Botswana, during the Botswana Global Adaptation Week.

It was a creative brainstorming meeting that brought together a selected group of visionary thinkers and thought leaders from international organizations as well as non-profit, private and academic/research entities.

The official opening of the Botswana Global Adaptation Week 2022 took place on Monday 22nd August 2022 at 9 am local time. The Resilience Frontiers brainstorming meeting kicked-off immediately after and concluded on Friday 26 August after lunch. Please see agenda Botswana Agenda.


Gaborone International Conference Centre (GICC)
Cnr Bonnington Farm and Molepolole Road, Gaborone, Botswana.

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