January 12, 2018
Future Earth invites experts from across scientific disciplines, geographic borders and sectors of society to participate in a series of newly-launched collaborative research networks, the Knowledge-Action Networks. “The Knowledge-Action Network is trying to improve the way science is used by stakeholders, science…
January 12, 2018
The European Space Agency (ESA) has launched a Call for Research Proposals of the Living Planet Fellowship 2018. The main objective of this initiative is to support young researchers who have a doctoral degree and who would like to initiate…
January 10, 2018
The African Climate and Development Initiative (ACDI) invites applications from doctoral graduates for a two-year research fellowship, based at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa. The successful candidate will assist in research on the theme: Enhancing knowledge systems…
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January 10, 2018
Deadline for abstract submission: January 15, 2018 Adaptation Futures 2018 takes place from 18-21 June 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. Adaptation Futures is the biennial conference of the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation…
January 09, 2018
Dr Heide Hackmann, Executive Director of the International Council for Science (ICSU) and former START Board member, was one of the recipients of the Science Diplomacy Awards at the Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) 2017. The SFSA Science Diplomacy Awards recognize excellence in…
January 08, 2018
The Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program is a competitive awards program that invites scientists in developing countries to apply for funds to support research and capacity-building activities on topics of importance to USAID and conducted in partnership…
January 04, 2018
Proposals for conference sessions and travel grant applications for the Seedbeds of Transformation event are now being accepted. The deadline for submission is 5 February. The Seedbeds of Transformation conference is organized by Future Earth, the South African Government Department of Science and…
January 03, 2018
The second Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa will take place on May 14-15, 2018 in Ibadan, Nigeria. It is organized  by the University of Ibadan (Nigeria), Manchester Metropolitan University (UK),  the Research and Transfer Centre “Sustainable Development and Climate…
January 02, 2018
The 1st International Conference on Geography & Geoinformatics for Sustainable Development (ICGGS 2018) will be held in Bangkok, Thailand from July 19 to 20, 2018. ICGGS aims to provide a platform for participants from around the world to discuss wide-ranging…
December 20, 2017
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) leads international efforts to defeat hunger and to support development in member countries in the areas of agriculture, fisheries and forestry. FAO’s mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve…