In response to the volatile political, social, and economic situation in Southern Africa, this book provides a new framework for the difficult task of policy planning in times of stress and radical transition. It reports on two research methodologies: channel mapping and simulation modelling.
1. Easing Transition: An Overview of Methodologies 2. Life Support Systems Mapping: The Food System of Lesotho 3. Simulation Model of the Transition to Majority Rule in Rhodesia 4. Integration of Channel Mapping and DIOSIM Techniques 5. Conclusions and Perspectives