Fund a Fellow

START's fall fundraising campaign will help support scientists do research on global environmental change. Donate today! 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


The Face of Fellowship

November is a month to reflect on what makes us thankful, and this month we are excited to share with you some stories of START fellows past and present. We are so thankful for our relationships with these fellows and …


  • Start Events

    Events on December 17, 2015
    ASSAR West Africa Team Meeting
    Starts: December 17, 2015
    Ends: December 19, 2015
    Location: Greater Accra, Ghana
    Events on January 12, 2016
    South Asia Regional Network GOFC-GOLD Training
    Starts: January 12, 2016
    Ends: January 19, 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