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…
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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…
ProGREEN Senegal team in field
February 10, 2020
On this International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we are proud to announce that START will be sponsoring the upcoming Gender Summit 18, taking place in Nairobi, Kenya in March 2020. Prior to the Summit, START will partner with…
February 05, 2020
On 30 January 2020 a workshop in Rabat, Morocco, brought together international and regional experts to discuss energy transition and renewable energies in Africa. The event was organized by START International, with the Royal Institute for Strategic Studies (IRES) and the Québec…
January 29, 2020
During 19-20 December 2019, the Southeast Asia START Regional Center (SEA-START) took part in a training workshop aimed at enhancing the capacity of municipality officials in Thailand to mainstream climate change issues into their planning process. The training, entitled “Climate Resilient City Development…
January 28, 2020
Opening opportunities for African women scientists to showcase their work is a crucial step toward cultivating more equitable solutions to global challenges. As we approach the end of our first fundraising period for The Sheila N. Onzere Memorial Fund for…