October 17, 2019
By the ICLEI Africa Secretariat This is the first in a series of blogs on the work being undertaken by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability’s Africa Secretariat on the Understanding innovative initiatives for Governing Food, Water and Energy Nexus…
October 02, 2019
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is looking for a consultant to co-author and co-edit the second edition of the Global Land Outlook. The aim of the Global Land Outlook (GLO) is to communicate evidence-based, policy-relevant information and…
September 25, 2019
Several countries in South and Southeast Asia are undergoing rapid changes due to urbanization and industrial development. The population growth together with rapid economic development is causing immense pressure to convert land from forest to agriculture and from agricultural areas…
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September 24, 2019
As part of the African Climate Risks Conference (ACRC) 2019, on October 8 START will host a seminar showcasing lessons from the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program. The discussion, featuring six panelists from FRACTAL cities and…
September 24, 2019
Version française The Senegal ProGREEN team conducted their field data collection from August 19 through 30 after several weeks of compiling information and data on ongoing or recently closed renewable energy projects and programs in Senegal and developing tools and planning…
September 24, 2019
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a new landmark study, the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land (SRCCL), on August 8, 2019 in Geneva. The SRCCL is an integrated assessment of interactive changes of climate and land cover/use,…
September 24, 2019
START and the University of Ghana, in partnership with Future Earth’s Sustainable Water Future Program, convened an expert consultation on 8-9 August 2019 in Accra, Ghana, to elicit broad input on needs, priorities and potential actions towards education and training…
September 19, 2019
START is partnering with scientists at the Humanitarian Response and Development Lab (HURDL) in the George Perkins Marsh Institute at Clark University to establish a memorial fund in the name of their colleague Dr. Sheila Navalia Onzere. This fund will…
September 16, 2019
The Working Group I (the physical science basis) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is inviting responses to a brief survey (~10 minutes) on user needs for the Technical Summary (TS) of the Working Group I report for the…
September 13, 2019
Version française Following months of data collection on projects and programs relating to renewable energy in Burkina Faso, the ProGREEN team prioritized the villages of Ziga, Ziga Hameau, Filli and Lèba in the province of Yatenga, Northern Region for interviewing…