Global Strategies & Solutions

Over the ages humans have recognised problems they face, and have devised and implemented solutions and strategies to overcome them. But what was the problem and logic behind these strategies, how were they implemented, and what were their outcomes - positive or negative, deliberate or unintended? The Global Strategies and Solutions section of the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential is an ongoing attempt to record and map the relationships between any strategies and solutions that humanity actually or potentially uses, in the hopes that a better overall understanding of which would greatly enhance our ability to formulate effective strategies to global problems.

The Global Strategies and Solutions section details this problem and over 32,000 others and the 280,000 relationships between them - from Awarding prizes, Breaking down cultural isolation and Campaigning, to Wishing and Using witchcraft. The strategies presented are those recognized by over 69,000 international organizations including IGOs, NGOs and other bodies (profiled in the Yearbook of International Organizations). Some strategies may be recognized by many organizations, others may only be recognized by loose networks, movements or isolated groups of experts.

Strategy Strategy Type
Enabling inclusive long-range efforts F: Exceptional strategies
Abstaining from intersocietal resource channels F: Exceptional strategies
Ensuring availability of land for low-income groups E: Emanations of other strategies
Freeing up societal learning F: Exceptional strategies
Improving control over government administrative process G: Very Specific strategies
Freeing up human information processing capacity E: Emanations of other strategies
Embracing religion F: Exceptional strategies
Demanding data classification F: Exceptional strategies
Undervaluing currencies G: Very Specific strategies
Defaulting on time payment agreements E: Emanations of other strategies
Providing manpower C: Cross-sectoral strategies
Exhausting irritant gases and vapours E: Emanations of other strategies
Organizing alternative travel means G: Very Specific strategies
Supplementing school curriculum G: Very Specific strategies
Using internet to seek global support G: Very Specific strategies
Exchanging legal materials G: Very Specific strategies
LGBTQ rights activism E: Emanations of other strategies
Increasing training and awareness programmes on environmental threats and emergencies E: Emanations of other strategies
Providing materials for inventiveness G: Very Specific strategies
Forcing displacement of wildlife F: Exceptional strategies
Formalizing community decisions E: Emanations of other strategies
Globalizing loans E: Emanations of other strategies
Increasing scale of farms G: Very Specific strategies
Controlling industrial expansion E: Emanations of other strategies
Coping with inadequate standardization of procedures and equipment E: Emanations of other strategies
Reasoning defectively F: Exceptional strategies
Visiting holy sites G: Very Specific strategies
Expressing human awareness of cultural meanings F: Exceptional strategies
War veteran R: Strategy roles
Globalizing environmental protection D: Detailed strategies
Lowering capital flexibility E: Emanations of other strategies
Freeing up job market E: Emanations of other strategies
Seeing misfortune as opportunity F: Exceptional strategies
Freeing movement of capital D: Detailed strategies
Providing employment for women D: Detailed strategies
Expanding current skill base E: Emanations of other strategies
Providing rural support D: Detailed strategies
Increasing involvement of students' families G: Very Specific strategies
Disposing of sacred objects G: Very Specific strategies
Balancing political awareness F: Exceptional strategies
Initiating industrial work experience F: Exceptional strategies
Securing practical education assistance G: Very Specific strategies
Obstructing watercourses G: Very Specific strategies
Pardoning A: Abstract fundamental strategies
Permitting intellectual dissension E: Emanations of other strategies
Limiting child-care structures G: Very Specific strategies
Coordinating crystallographic research G: Very Specific strategies
Advancing local employment skills G: Very Specific strategies
Signifying-Trivializing P: Strategy polarities
Demanding continual operation of technology F: Exceptional strategies