START's vision and mission
START'S VISION: A world in which developing countries strengthen their capacities to use science to advance sustainability.
START'S MISSION: To increase opportunities for research, education and training that strengthen scientific capacities in developing countries to understand, communicate and motivate action on critical global environmental change challenges.
About START and key messages
Since 1992, START International has provided opportunities for training, research, education and networking for advancing solutions to critical sustainability challenges in Africa and Asia. At the intersection of science, policy and practice, START programs advance locally and regionally-driven actionable knowledge.