May 04, 2018
Future Climate for Africa invites interested individuals to attend a micro e-learning course on Expert and Government Review of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Assessment Reports. The objective of the course is to increase the involvement of African experts and…
May 02, 2018
Tackling climate change in cities involves a wide array of coordinated and sustained actions across a range of sectors and scales, requiring collaboration and shared knowledge. Embedded research is one approach to address this complexity – it involves co-producing robust…
May 02, 2018
Thanks to Anna Taylor, embedded researchers coordinator, and to the embedded researchers who contributed to this article: Brenda Mwalukanga (Lusaka), Hécralito Mucavele (Maputo), Kornelia Iipinge (Windhoek), Lulu van Rooyen (Durban), Rudo Mamombe (Harare) and Sandra Zenda (Harare). Back to the…
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April 26, 2018
SCERIN (South-Central European Regional International Network)  is one of the regional networks of the Global Observation of Forest and Land Cover Dynamics(GOFC-GOLD) panel of the Global Terrestrial Observing System program for observations, modeling, and analysis to support sustainable development. SCERIN is…
April 25, 2018
The Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists is now open for entries! This is the sixth year that Science and SciLifeLab will present this award, which offers four recent PhD graduates a life-changing opportunity. Recent doctoral graduates in the…
April 20, 2018
An advanced training in remote sensing and geospatial technologies provided an opportunity to early-career scientists and practitioners from the South/Southeast Asia region to further their knowledge and expertise through lectures and hands-on exercises. The training took place in Bangkok, Thailand…
April 20, 2018
The International Regional Science Meeting: Land Cover/Land Use Changes (LC/LUC) and Impacts on Environment in South/Southeast Asia will take place on May 28-30, 2018, in the Philippines. The aim of this meeting is to review the availability, potential and limitations…
April 18, 2018
Climate Strategies (CS), Instituto Clima et Sociedade (ICS), Iniciativa Climatica de Mexico (ICM) and Konrad Adenauer Foundation’s Regional Programme on Energy Security and Climate Change in Latin America (EKLA- KAS) announced the 4th Global Climate Policy Conference (GCPC): Harnessing Research…
April 17, 2018
IDRC (International Development Research Centre) will grant approximately 20 grants of a maximum of CA$20,000 each to doctoral students in Agriculture and Environment, Inclusive Economies, Technology and Innovation programs. The call is open to Canadians, permanent residents of Canada, and citizens of…
April 17, 2018
START supports research that advances knowledge, informs regional and international assessments, and links science, policy and practice domains. Two papers co-authored by START staff and alumni were recently published by Nature Geoscience and the International Journal of Applied Earth Observation…