August 14, 2019
The international conference “Towards Climate Resilient Society for Sustainable Future in Africa” will be held on 8-10 October 2019 at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The conference will provide a platform for the discussion of new advances and research…
August 12, 2019
A group of experts met on 8-9 August in Accra, Ghana, to explore needs, priorities and opportunities to advance innovative learning approaches for 21stcentury water security challenges in Africa. The meeting, organized by START and the University of Ghana in…
August 09, 2019
START’s first August installment of “Opportunities in Sustainability” – our twice-monthly email round-up of relevant opportunities from and within the sustainability community is now available here. To stay up-to-date with all things START, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter.   
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August 08, 2019
Climate change researchers from across Africa are meeting in Cape Town this week for the first African Climate Change Wikipedia Edit-a-thon. Only a quarter of all Wikipedia edits of Sub-Saharan African pages originate from Sub-Saharan African editors, as Carl Wesselink from SouthSouthNorth…
July 31, 2019
The Centre for Environmental Policy wishes to appoint a Research Fellow as a Senior Scientist within the Technical Support Unit (TSU) of Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). WG III is concerned with the mitigation…
June 19, 2019
Since its establishment in 1995, the TEA-START research team has grown rapidly and has attained numerous research achievements on many aspects of global climate and environmental change. In the past five years, the regional center led seven key projects of…
June 19, 2019
The Digital Belt and Road (DBAR) regional consultation and networking workshop for South East Asia was held at the United Nation Conference Center (UNCC) in Bangkok, Thailand from February 25-26, 2019. The workshop was co-organized by the DBAR office, the…
June 17, 2019
The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) launched a call for proposals for financing innovative climate change projects in developing countries (full list available here). This year’s theme is: Testing the viability of innovative climate solutions. At least one of the project partners…
June 14, 2019
Over the course of the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program, a series of grants have supported transdisciplinary research and cross-city learning, bringing together teams consisting of representatives from African academic institutions, government organizations and others. These…
June 06, 2019
We are pleased to announce that the second issue of START’s ProSus Magazine is now available.  This issue focuses on climate change adaptation and features research and stories from the Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) program. From 2014 to 2018,…