March 29, 2018
India’s urban transition is unprecedented in scale and complexity. Within it lie both the opportunities of increased economic growth and employment as well as the challenges of persistent inequality, extreme deprivation and environmental degradation. Be a part of shaping this transition. The Urban Fellows Programme of the Indian Institute…
March 29, 2018
START partners meet in South Africa to discuss strategic approaches to mobilize partnerships and resources; the Seedbeds of Transformation conference will explore transformations and the SDGs in Africa; SEA-START will conduct an assessment on climate change adaptation to support Thailand’s…
March 28, 2018
The 2018 Utrecht Winter School on Earth System Governance is designed to function as an incubator for early career researchers working with the new earth system governance research agenda. The aim is to critically reflect on the new research agenda…
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March 26, 2018
In partnership with the University of Copenhagen and the University of East Anglia, the 4th Annual Meeting of the FLARE (Forests & Livelihoods: Assessment, Research, and Engagement) network will be held at the University of Copenhagen, October 17-20, 2018. It…
March 23, 2018
The East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Visiting Fellowship seeks to equip East African social scientists with the skills needed to carry out rigorous evaluations of economic development programs. The EASST Collaborative invites African researchers to apply for a 4- month fellowship…
March 22, 2018
Organization Overview We provide opportunities for training, research, education and networking that strengthen scientific skills and inspire leadership for advancing solutions to critical sustainability challenges.  For the past 25 years, our programs have provided scientists in Africa and Asia with…
March 21, 2018
Like many other cities in southern Africa, Harare, the capital and most populous city of Zimbabwe, is experiencing changes in temperatures and rainfall patterns that could threaten the long-term availability of water and energy. Despite the criticality of these issues,…
March 20, 2018
Applications are open for the Youth Climate Leaders (YCL) program. YCL wants to shift the image of young people as “leaders of the future” to the leaders of today. The exchange program aims at empowering a diverse group of young…
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…