Advancing Knowledge for Action on Global Environmental Change: Reflecting on Progress and Strategizing for the Future

START is very pleased to announce the release of its 10-year strategic plan. This document describes exciting areas of future growth for START related to strengthening and expanding trans-disciplinary and multi-sectoral expertise in integrated research and assessment; promoting effective communication between communities of research, policy and practice; and, supporting efforts by universities in Africa and Asia-Pacific to inform and engage society in creating more resilient development trajectories.

This document also highlights important START accomplishments over the last 20 years in the areas of fostering innovation in research- driven capacity building; creating space for exchange and collaboration; promoting communication at the interface of science, policy and practice; and partnering with universities to develop creative learning pathways.