Assessments on Urban & Peri-urban Agriculture

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

Cities at Risk

Building adaptive capacities for managing climate change risks in Asian coastal cities View Presentations

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 More

Coordinated Regional Downscaling Experiment (CORDEX)

Developing the capacity and expertise to analyze, interpret and apply CORDEX results to decision making in terms that are relevant to Africa’s knowledge needs 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

Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in South Asia

START, with funding from CDKN, is pleased to announce funding for five research projects integrating disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation for resilient development in South Asia Learn More


ASSAR report cover - summaryIntroducing the regional diagnostic study for West Africa

START is pleased to announce the release of a regional study on climate change in West Africa. This study is in support of the Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Region (ASSAR) project funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) …


  • START Events

    Events on April 20, 2015
    IRDR Advanced Institute on Disaster Risk Reduction and Loss Mitigation
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: April 25, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: IRDR International Centre of Excellence, Taipei, Taiwan
    Description: A 6-day, intensive training event for young to middle-career researchers and practitioners from Southeast Asia to enhance their understanding, skills and practical knowledge to reduce disaster risk and mitigate disaster losses in their own countries.
    Events on May 18, 2015
    Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) Annual Meeting
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: May 23, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Botswana
    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