Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR)

Deepening understanding of vulnerability and adaptation in climate change ‘hot spots’ across Africa and Asia Learn More

Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL)

Advancing scientific knowledge of climate risks and decision making in African cities Learn More

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


okta pictureNew Knowledge Briefs on Disaster Risk Reduction

The Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship Program is pleased to announce the release of three knowledge briefs on urban disaster risk and vulnerability under global environmental change. The knowledge briefs are outputs from competitive grants on topics ranging from the …



    • START attends the Belmont Forum in Doha
      Starts: October 31, 2016
      Ends: November 3, 2016
      Location: Doha
    • GOFC-GOLD Fire Implementation Team Meeting
      Starts: November 14, 2016
      Ends: November 18, 2016
      Location: Chile

    • START attends "2016 Nairobi Conference on Earth System Governance"
      Starts: December 7, 2016
      Ends: December 9, 2016
      Location: Nairobi, Kenya
    • START attends annual AGU fall meeting "Building Sustained Capacity to Use Earth Observations to Enhance Environmental Management Decisions, Actions, and Policy"
      Starts: December 12, 2016
      Ends: December 16, 2016
      Location: San Francisco, CA, USA