May 23, 2019
Version française Following the ProGREEN inception meeting  held in Dakar in March 2019, the Burkina Faso country team is now transitioning to implementing the assessment work. Since the meeting, the team finalized their action plan and have begun collecting data…
May 21, 2019
Land cover/land use change (LCLUC) experts will meet in Malaysia in July to review availability, potential, and limitations of different data sources and methodologies for the monitoring and the study of LCLUC, and quantification and its impact on the environment. Several…
May 21, 2019
The Global Change Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, would like to appoint a post-doctoral researcher in climate change adaptation focusing on the role of youth change agents and climate change. About the job: Africa is one of…
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May 16, 2019
In the latest post on Future Earth’s blog, START’s Mary Thompson-Hall and Mariama Camara bring us behind the scenes of the new ProGREEN (Promoting Gains in Renewable Energy) project. “West Africa represents a complex tapestry of connections between water, energy and food systems that…
May 15, 2019
The start of Nkulumo Zinyengere’s career was a typical first step in an academic research track, a PhD in climate change modeling. But modeling research – “performed behind a desk” as he says – felt tight. What really excited Nkulumo…
May 07, 2019
Applications are open for the Climate System Analysis Group (CSAG) Winter School which will take place July 22-26 in Cape Town. The Winter School is a 1 week intensive course developed specifically for participants from developing countries and aiming to take participants…
April 29, 2019
The 4th installment of “Opportunities in Sustainability” – our twice-monthly round-up of relevant opportunities from and within the sustainability community –  is now available. To stay up-to-date with all things START, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. 
April 15, 2019
When Nicholas Ozor started an African Climate Change Fellowship in 2008, he was just approaching the field of climate change research, but he had a clear goal in mind: making an impact in his continent and his country, starting from…
April 10, 2019
The 4thregional climate conference ICRC-CORDEX 2019 is accepting abstracts, registrations, and requests for financial support. The International Conference on Regional Climate (ICRC)-CORDEX 2019 will be held in Beijing, China, from 14 to 18 October 2019, and will bring together the international…