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


New microsites are up! Six research teams unveil their work on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in South Asia

We are excited to announce that six research projects supported by START and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) have been completed and are on display through a series of microsites. Within the sites, you can explore different facets …


  • START Events

    Events on March 24, 2015
    Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship Program Culmination Meeting
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: March 27, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Description: The culminating event of the 2014-2015 PARR Fellowship Program. PARR Fellows will share their experiences with Home and Host institution representatives, the PARR Alliance, and local representatives, and identify ways forward from their fellowship experience.
    Events on March 26, 2015
    Coastal Cities at Risk (CCaR) Annual Meeting
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: March 29, 2015 - 12:00 am
    Location: Bangkok, Thailand
    Description: CCaR partners gather to share events and research of the past year and plan for the final year of the project.
    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.