June 19, 2018
The Southern Africa Fire Network (SAFNet) of the Global Observation of Forest Cover and Land Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) program held its tenth meeting in Skukuza at the Kruger National Park, South Africa, in April 2018.  During the meeting, 27 delegates from…
June 19, 2018
High population growth and rapid economic development in South/Southeast Asia are leading to the conversion of agricultural lands into urban and residential areas, while forests are destroyed to make space for agriculture. These changes in land cover and land use…
June 19, 2018
During the launch ceremony of the Future Earth Mongolia Committee, Professor Gensuo Jia, Director of the Temperate East Asia Regional Center (TEA-START), gave a lecture on the Digital Belt & Road program, with a focus on climate change and disaster…
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June 18, 2018
We are delighted to announce that two new staff members have joined the START team this month. Clay Oboth, Administrative Assistant, is based in Washington, DC, and Mariama Camara, Program Specialist, is based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Please join us in welcoming…
June 18, 2018
The Urban Climate journal has issued a call for abstracts for a special issue on Urban Data and Climate Information Services. This Call is being made as a follow up activities from the Cities & Climate Change Science Conference (March 5-7, 2018,…
June 13, 2018
SERVIR-West Africa hosted an international meeting on Land Classification and Methodologies, from 4 – 8 June, 2018 in Accra, Ghana, under the auspices of the Permanent Interstate Committee for drought control in the Sahel (CILSS) and the Economic Community of…
June 12, 2018
A student at the University of Ghana, Rabiatu (Rabi) Abass is excited to present her research for the first time in a large international conference such as Adaptation Futures, that will take place in Cape Town on June 18-21, 2018.…
June 11, 2018
The Analysis, Integration and Modeling of the Earth System (AIMES), a global research project of Future Earth, is seeking experienced researchers from outside the US and Europe to volunteer on its Scientific Steering Committee (SSC). The application process is currently open…
June 06, 2018
Former PARR fellow Ibnu Rusydy authored a study of earthquake damage prediction for the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB). The UPLB is located in an earthquake-prone region and there are numerous earthquake sources that can possibly cause an earthquake at…
May 31, 2018
The Hewlett Foundation issued a call for proposals to identify and support East and West African policy research organizations that want to help strengthen the capacities, motivations, and processes necessary for government actors to use many forms of evidence, not just evidence from…