June 06, 2019
We are pleased to announce that the second issue of START’s ProSus Magazine is now available.  This issue focuses on climate change adaptation and features research and stories from the Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) program. From 2014 to 2018,…
June 04, 2019
The Temperate East Asia Regional Center (TEA-START) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow. Duties: The main task is to project future changes in extreme precipitation in Eurasia and North Africa after bias-correction of the newest generation of…
May 25, 2019
A seasoned researcher in climate change adaptation, Dr. Chipo Mubaya doesn’t hesitate to give credit to the African Climate Change Fellowship (ACCFP) Program for the trajectory that her career has taken. “It all started with the ACCFP fellowship – it…
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May 23, 2019
English version Après la réunion de lancement de ProGREEN tenue à Dakar en mars 2019, l’équipe du Burkina Faso a commencé la mise en œuvre du travail d’évaluation. Depuis la réunion, l’équipe a finalisé son plan d’action et a commencé…
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…
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…