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Global Change System for Analysis, Research, and Training

Acronym: START

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The Global Change System for Analysis, Research and Training (START) is an internationally recognized NGO promoting research-driven capacity bulding to advance knowledge on global environmental change in the developing world, especially Africa and Asia-Pacific. START's work focuses on climate variability and change, disaster risk reduction, land-use/land-cover change, biodiversity conservation, urban development, human health, water resources management, agriculture and food security, and regional climate modeling and climate services.