October 14, 2021
From the EPIC-Asia Workshop occurring in May, 11 seed grants awarded for projects focusing on sustainability, climate resilience, and adaptation By Marshall Curry On May 25-27, 2021, The Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities – Network (EPIC-N) facilitated a virtual EPIC-Asia…
September 09, 2021
The Globally and Locally-sustainable food-water-energy innovation in Urban Living Labs (GLOCULL) project is a Belmont Forum funded international team of researchers and stakeholders aiming to develop an Urban Living Lab approach for innovations in the Food-Water-Energy (FWE) nexus that are…
September 09, 2021
Local governments across the world continue to struggle with the implementation of integrated projects and initiatives across multiple departments and sectors. Siloed working approaches remain a hindrance to coordinated development within city departments as well as with non-government stakeholders, including…
START’s newsletters offer the latest on research innovations, science capacity development in Africa and Asia, and opportunities in sustainability science from START and partners.
September 09, 2021
by Kevin Winter, University of Cape Town This is an exciting study that is starting to yield significant results in the use of nature-based processes to treat surface water runoff from an informal settlement and to safely reuse the water…
September 09, 2021
In May, START partnered with Educational Partnerships for Innovation in Communities (EPIC) and UNEP’s Global Adaptation Network to deliver a workshop on applying the EPIC approach in Asian cities. The 3-day virtual workshop featured pairs of university faculty and local…
September 09, 2021
1. Why do you think it was important for the DigiTAL project to incorporate working with youth?  It was important to incorporate the youth in the DigiTAL project because; a) Youth keep up with current technology and easily accept innovation,…
September 09, 2021
Building from insights gained during the ProGREEN renewable energy assessments in Burkina Faso and Senegal during phase I of the project, START organized an Advanced Institute (AI) for 45 early and mid-career researchers from Burkina Faso, Senegal and Morocco in…
September 09, 2021
In order to keep the GOFC Regional Networks vibrant and active during this COVID period, START and the Global Observation of Forest Cover and Land Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) program planned and hosted a series of virtual Regional Network meetings. Between January…
September 09, 2021
Addressing urban issues is crucial for solving grand societal and planetary challenges in the contemporary world. JPI Urban Europe, START and ICLEI Africa invite you to join our upcoming workshop series aimed at developing visions on just, sustainable and livable urban areas in Africa, discussing the…
September 09, 2021
My name is Alou Sidibé, and I am an Agroeconomy student in Master 2 at IPR / IFRA Katibougou and an early career researcher with the Collaboration for Adaptation and Resilience in Mali (Co-FARM) project. Here I will share with…