Table 1. Classification of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) global scenarios, the South African Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (SAfMA) regional scenarios, the Gariep basin scenarios, and the Gariep local assessment scenarios into four scenario archetypes (Biggs et al. 2004).

Scenario archetype
MA global
SAfMA regional
Gariep basin
Gariep local assessment

Fortress World

Local Resources

Order from Strength

Adapting Mosaic
African
Patchwork

...
Fortress
World

Local Learning

Stagnation

...


Market Forces

Policy Reform


Global Orchestration
& Technogarden

...

African
Partnership

...


Market Forces

Policy Reform


Green Engineering

Betterment