March 19, 2018
3ie is inviting applications from organizations or consortia to design and implement a stakeholder mapping and needs assessment of evaluation capacity and evidence needs in eight countries in West Africa. West Africa Capacity-building and Impact Evaluation (WACIE) program is a…
March 19, 2018
In February, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) launched the big Earth data Science & Engineering (CASEarth) project, which aims at providing new impetus for interdisciplinary, cross-scale, macro-scientific discoveries using big Earth data. Big Earth data is the collection of…
March 16, 2018
In partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the ISEPEI Project (http://isepei.org) is hosting a 5th annual series of professional education workshops in 2018. ISEPEI stands for “In-Service ICT Training…
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March 13, 2018
Together with Future Earth, the South African Department of Science and Technology, and the National Research Foundation of South Africa, START is pleased to announce Seedbeds of Transformation: the role of science with society and the SDGs in Africa. The…
March 13, 2018
We are delighted to welcome Mzime Ndebele-Murisa as Program Specialist managing START’s involvement with the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program. Before joining START, Mzime worked as a regional climate change expert and Deputy Dean at Chinhoyi…
March 13, 2018
The Southeast Asia START Regional Center (SEA-START), together with researchers from various universities in Thailand, will conduct an assessment on climate change adaptation at four pilot sites to support Thailand’s National Adaptation Plan. The study will address climate change adaptation…
March 12, 2018
Individuals from across Africa came together to share perspectives, experiences, and ideas to identify opportunities and actions to formally create a transdisciplinary research (TDR) network for the continent. Regional ownership in framing the exploration was critical for lending legitimacy to…
March 12, 2018
START’s key partners from across Africa met in Stellenbosch, South Africa, on February 26-27 to reflect on science capacity development in the continent, and to discuss strategic approaches to mobilizing resources and partnerships. Since START’s inception in 1992, there have…
March 09, 2018
The Centre for Research, Agricultural advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability in Food and Nutritional Security (CREATES), hosted by the School of Life Sciences and Bioengineering at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) has opened a call…
March 09, 2018
The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) has launched a call for proposals for climate and clean energy projects and businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Selected projects will receive no-cost coaching by professional consultants and, once they are investment-ready, benefit…