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


UPA - IndiaSitting at the Table Together

Good meals are better when shared.  Identifying and solving the challenges of urban agriculture requires bringing diverse groups of people to sit down at the table together and “meal plan” for the future.   START recently partnered with UNEP, the …


  • START Events

    Events on July 20, 2015
    GOFC-GOLD Data Initiative Training
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 8, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Sioux Falls, South Dakota & Boston, Massachusetts
    Events on July 30, 2015
    START Board of Directors Meeting
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 2, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Washington, DC, USA
    Events on August 4, 2015
    GOFC-GOLD Southeast Asia Regional Research and Information Network (SEARRIN) - Workshop on Land Cover/Land Use Changes, Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Aerosols in Asia
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 8, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Bogor, Indonesia
    Events on August 10, 2015
    FRACTAL Inception Meeting
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: August 15, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: South Africa