Conclusion: "Foresight for smart globalization" synthesis statement and recommendations
Purpose ‐ The purpose of this paper is to conclude the special issue on the topic of pro-poor foresight. Design/methodology/approach ‐ The paper takes the form of a draft synthesis statement and selected recommendations to emerge from the "Foresight for smart globalization" workshop. Findings ‐ There is a need for change at all levels of governance to address the challenges of global poverty, and efforts are needed to foster and improve national foresight capacities. Originality/value ‐ Adding poverty as an explicit dimension of existing and future foresight activities is a key component of fostering pro-poor decision making.