March 23, 2020
I am truly honored to be selected as START’s next Executive Director. In my 12 years with START, I have repeatedly witnessed the uniqueness and value that START brings to its mission of advancing global change science capacities. START’s value…
March 23, 2020
The START Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jon Padgham as Executive Director of START International. Over the past 12 years, Jon has led numerous high-profile START programs supporting scientific excellence in Africa and Asia,…
March 23, 2020
Charles Didace Konseibo and Boureima Kaboré from the ProGREEN Burkina Faso team share insights on working with a multidisciplinary team.
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March 22, 2020
Pairs of university and community representatives from ten African cities took part in an EPIC (Education Partnerships for Innovation in Communities) training in February 2020 in Durban, South Africa. The training was led by EPIC-Africa and hosted by EPIC-N, the EPIC…
March 21, 2020
We welcome to START’s Board of Directors Alain Bourque, Executive Director of Ouranos – Consortium on Regional Climatology and Adaptation to Climate Change. Alain Bourque holds a Master’s in atmospheric science from Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). He was a…
March 20, 2020
In December 2019, START and the Digital Belt and Road (DBAR) Program hosted a joint session on science capacity development in the field of Big Earth Data at the 4th Digital Belt and Road Conference that took place in Shenzhen,…
March 10, 2020
Contributions are currently sought for a book entitled “Remote Sensing of Agriculture and Land Cover/Land Use Changes in South/Southeast Asian Countries” to be published by Springer. Book Sections – All chapters should have significant remote sensing component Section I. Agricultural…
March 03, 2020
In a recent article on the Future Climate for Africa website, START’s Mzime Murisa shares insights from the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program in Harare, Zimbabwe. “Three years ago, the main water treatment plant for the Zimbabwean…
February 25, 2020
Are you attending Adaptation Futures 2020? Do you want to learn how to edit Wikipedia and contribute climate research and information to the world’s largest online encyclopaedia? Future Climate for Africa and the Climate and Development Knowledge Network are hosting a climate change…
February 24, 2020
Discover the latest vacancies, calls for proposals, training, events and more in “Opportunities in Sustainability”, our twice-monthly round-up of opportunities from and within the sustainability community. Access the latest issues and subscribe to our email distribution list or Facebook and Twitter channels to be…