December 12, 2019
Version française The Burkina Faso ProGREEN team held a retreat from 18 to 21 September 2019 in the town of Ziniare. The aim of the meeting was to finalize data analysis and to write the first draft of country report.…
December 12, 2019
We are pleased to welcome four new members to the START Board of Directors – Barbara Ryan (USA), Prof. Roseanne Diab (South Africa), Dr. Lars Ribbe (Germany) and Prof. Kazuhiko Takeuchi (Japan). Learn more about their background and the focus…
December 12, 2019
We sat down with Barbara Ryan, who joined the START Board in October 2019, to learn more about her perspectives on START and her vision for the organization’s future direction. START:  What motivated you to join START? BR:  I feel…
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December 11, 2019
Over 80 experts met in September 2019 in Nur Sultan, Kazakhstan, to discuss remote sensing technologies and their role in supporting better understanding of land cover/land use changes and how they impact water, food and energy security in Central Asian…
November 29, 2019
Two newly released video animations feature insights from the Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) program. View them below or on ASSAR’s YouTube channel.
October 17, 2019
By the ICLEI Africa Secretariat This is the first in a series of blogs on the work being undertaken by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability’s Africa Secretariat on the Understanding innovative initiatives for Governing Food, Water and Energy Nexus…
October 02, 2019
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) is looking for a consultant to co-author and co-edit the second edition of the Global Land Outlook. The aim of the Global Land Outlook (GLO) is to communicate evidence-based, policy-relevant information and…
September 25, 2019
Several countries in South and Southeast Asia are undergoing rapid changes due to urbanization and industrial development. The population growth together with rapid economic development is causing immense pressure to convert land from forest to agriculture and from agricultural areas…
September 24, 2019
As part of the African Climate Risks Conference (ACRC) 2019, on October 8 START will host a seminar showcasing lessons from the Future Resilience for African Cities and Lands (FRACTAL) program. The discussion, featuring six panelists from FRACTAL cities and…
September 24, 2019
Version française The Senegal ProGREEN team conducted their field data collection from August 19 through 30 after several weeks of compiling information and data on ongoing or recently closed renewable energy projects and programs in Senegal and developing tools and planning…