Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP) is an international association focused on helping researchers and teachers enhance their impact on poverty. It does so by a)      advancing collaboration... Read More


Amartya Sen Prize Competition Deadline Extended

The deadline for the Amartya Sen Prize Competition has been extended until Friday, September 11th. See below for... Read More

Become an Editorial Assistant for the Statelessness Report 2016

ASAP is seeking editorial assistants for the Statelessness Report 2016, a country-by-country global report that will... Read More

Application Deadline Extended for Website and Advocacy Internships

The application deadline has been extended for the global website and campus activism internship positions to Friday,... Read More

ASAP Seeks Dynamic Organizational Leader for VP Role

Deadline Friday, August 14, 2015 ASAP is seeking a dynamic, experienced academic volunteer to serve as the organization’s... Read More



The State of Food Insecurity Report Hides the Extent of Global Hunger

Each year, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) published a State of Food Insecurity (SOFI) report. The 2015 report has just come out. In an accompanying letter, the FAO’s Coordinator for Economic and... Read More

With Paris Talks Looming, Legal Experts Find All Countries Must Act on Climate

In the run-up to the grand climate meeting in Paris this December, countries are publishing their commitments. Mexico earned much praise for proposing to cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 22% by 2030. But... Read More

Successful Launch of the Global Colleagues Program: Introducing the First Cohort

The first cohort of ASAP’s flagship program Global Colleagues has been matched. Global Colleagues aims to foster collaboration between earlier-career scholars working on poverty-related research who are based... Read More