icon of terminology

Importance & Challenges

Well defined methodologies are perceived as those using clearly defined terms. There are several ambiguities concerning the use of terms by different stakeholders, which add to the lack of clarity on data and analyses. Considering that this project requests for stakeholders from different disciplines to adopt the system thinking in their practices, implies that the development of ‘common language’ is a necessity. Several challenges exist in developing common terminology:


MinFuture has set up a Task Force looking at addressing terminology issues and delivering a glossary that will be part of the common MFA methodology. The Task Force will also explore the impact of the identified challenges in delivering a coherent outcome.