January 28, 2021
A Tribute to Isabelle Niang Diop, who made a lasting contribution to climate change science in Africa, and to the efforts of the IPCC and START: “Isabelle was a stalwart member of the African climate science community who made a…
January 12, 2021
The Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Working Group for Capacity Building and Data Democracy (WGCapD) is conducting an online survey to better understand the efforts to strengthen capacity to use Earth observations for research, decisions, and actions by our…
December 08, 2020
ProGREEN Phase II is Coming ProGREEN country teams submitted their country reports after several months of hard work involving outreach activities, team meetings, literature review, and field survey data collection with renewable energy project managers and end users of decentralized…
START’s newsletters offer the latest on research innovations, science capacity development in Africa and Asia, and opportunities in sustainability science from START and partners.
December 08, 2020
By Dr. Mzime Ndebele-Murisa, Program Specialist, START International This year I had the opportunity to represent START by being a part of two ICLEI Africa’s virtual events in October. START is an organization with a remote staff spread out across…
December 08, 2020
Recently, START, in partnership with GenderInSITE, held two virtual reflection dialogues focused on supporting African women and their pathways to success in science leadership. The purpose of dialogue one was to convene diverse perspectives and voices of scientific leaders from…
December 07, 2020
In October 2020, START joined with partners spread over six different countries and using three languages (French, Bambara and English) for the official launch meeting of the Collaboration For Adaptation and Resilience in Mali (Co-FARM) project. The virtual meeting brought…
December 07, 2020
Two new Climate Advisory Resource Centers (CARCs) have been completed in Ghana’s Upper West Region as part of the Digital Agricultural Services to Improve the Livelihoods of Communities (DigitAL) program, an IDRC supported project led by the University of Ghana…
December 07, 2020
On September 28, 2020, the Southeast Asia START Regional Center (SEA-START) together with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and the Office of the Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Thailand, organized…
November 23, 2020
The first season of the STARTcast, our new podcast for early- and mid-career scientists, focuses on scientific proposal writing.   Each week, a new guest speaker will explore proposal writing from a different perspective. Tune in on Tuesdays for more content!…
October 29, 2020
START carried out an anonymous web-based survey in May-June 2020 to better understand how Covid-19 is affecting the workplace. The results of this survey offer insight into how individuals have been impacted by the Covid outbreak, the measures they have…