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Vistas of African Science: Advancing Knowledge through START’s Grants for Global Environmental Change in Africa Program

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This report, Vistas of African Science: Advancing Knowledge through START’s Grants for Global Environmental Change Research in Africa Program, highlights eight years of START’s Africa GEC Grants Program, focusing on the significance and development of the program for GEC research …

synthesis document, April 2014
Advancing Knowledge for Action on Global Environmental Change: Reflecting on Progress and Strategizing for the Future

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This document highlights important START accomplishments over the last 20 years and the 10-year strategic plan for START.

strategy document, March 2014
CCMAP Issue Brief Series No. 2: Resilient Cities – Enhancing capacities to reduce disaster risk in urban settlements

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CCMAP Issue Brief Series No. 2: Resilient Cities – Enhancing capacities to reduce disaster risk in urban settlements

briefing note, May 2013
START Briefing Note: Key messages from knowledge and capacity needs scoping workshops in two African Cities

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The global population is now on track to exceed 9 billion by 2050, with 70 percent of the world projected to be living in cities. Over 90 percent of urban growth is occurring in developing countries, where an estimated 70 …

briefing note, May 2013
Integrated Coastal Management- Lessons in capacity building & good governance for coastal adaptation

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Integrated Coastal Zone Management – Lessons in capacity building & good governance for coastal adaptation

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Biennial Report 2012-2013

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START’s 2012-2013 Biennial Report is now available for download!

Report, November 2013
Advancing Science for Resilient Futures: 2013 START Brochure

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2013 Brochure provides an overview of current START activities

Brochure, May 2013
Cultivating Fields of Change: Collaborative Learning Through Research

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Bringing each of the 2011-12 Grants for Global Environmental Change Research in Africa projects together, highlighting stories, research findings and recommendations to strengthen future research and communication efforts.

Magazine, May 2013
Biodiversity Brochure

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Biodiversity Conservation under a Changing Climate

Brochure, June 2012
Challenges and Prospects for REDD+ in Africa

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A synthesis on REDD implementation in Africa.

Report, January 2012

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Governance and Urban Resilience in Africa: Lessons from START’s GEC Scoping Workshops

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Senay Habtezion and Clark Seipt Urbanization and Global Environmental Change: Exploring Local Solutions to Global Challenges (UGEC) No. 10, May 2014 The global environmental change (GEC)-cities nexus has been one of START’s primary thematic focus areas for knowledge development in …

Article, 2014
Reporting on the Seminar – Risk Interpretation and Action (RIA): Decision Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty

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The paper reports on the World Social Science (WSS) Fellows seminar on Risk Interpretation and Action (RIA), undertaken in New Zealand in December, 2013. This seminar was coordinated by the WSS Fellows program of the International Social Science Council (ISSC), …

Article, 2014
2014 START Quarterly News – No. 3

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START invites you to read the third issues of the 2014 START Quarterly News. Get updates on events organized and attended by the International START Secretariat, news from the START Regions, Alumni and Program Spotlights, and an interview with START …

Newsletter, July 2014
2014 START Quarterly News – No. 2

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START invites you to read the second issues of the 2014 START Quarterly News. Get updates on events organized and attended by the International START Secretariat, news from the START Regions, Alumni and Program Spotlights, and an interview with START …

Newsletter, April 2014
Global Environmental Changes in South Asia: A Regional Perspective

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South Asian Rapid Assessment Programme (SA RAP) Synthesis

Book, January 2010