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Assessments on Urban & Peri-urban Agriculture

Compiling a 9-city assessment on urban and peri-urban agriculture and climate change Learn More

Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in South Asia

Integrating disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation into resilient development in South Asia Learn More

START Grants for GEC Research in Africa

Facilitating research on climate change, agriculture, and food security with an emphasis on the sustainability of ecosystem services Learn More

Advanced Institutes for Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR)

Fostering research and related capacity building opportunities that improve scientific capabilities in developing countries to understand and manage environmental and natural hazards and disasters Learn More

African Climate Change Fellowship Program (ACCFP)

Offering experiential learning, education, research and training opportunities to build capabilities for advancing and applying knowledge for climate change adaptation in Africa Learn More

Global Observation of Forest Cover and Land Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD)

Improving access to earth observation data in developing countries and increasing scientists’ capacity to utilize and produce the data needed for research and resource management Learn More

Pan-Asia Risk Reduction Fellowship Program (PARR)

Offering unique research, training, and educational opportunities to enhance capabilities for advancing and applying knowledge on critical issues of GEC and risk reduction in the Asia-Pacific Learn More


GOFC satelite 2 croppedBooming with Confidence – the GOFC 2015 Data Initiative

Nine fellows from Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Bulgaria, South Africa, Togo, India, Nepal, and Madagascar attended this year’s GOFC-GOLD Data Initiative Advanced Training from July 20 to August 8, 2015 in the United States.  Each participant has their own unique story of what the …


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    Events on November 16, 2015
    RedLaTIF GOFC-GOLD Regional Network Workshop
    Starts: November 16, 2015
    Ends: November 21, 2015
    Location: São José dos Campos - SP, Brazil
    Description: Satellite-based fire products and their validation in Latin America
    Events on January 13, 2016
    South Asia Regional Network GOFC-GOLD Training (TBC)
    Starts: January 13, 2016
    Ends: January 20, 2016
    Location: Myanmar (Burma)
    Events on March 14, 2016
    Transdisciplinary Workshop
    Starts: March 14, 2016
    Ends: March 26, 2016
    Location: Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa