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


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

New ASAP Internships Available

Here at ASAP, we're seeking intern support for a variety of projects. Our remote, part-time internships are a great... Read More

Global Climate Change Week, This October

The ASAP-supported project Global Climate Change Week (GCCW) was launched on May 26. GCCW is a new initiative designed... Read More

ASAP European Conference

ASAP and the Collegium Wartinum Foundation invite participants to the first ASAP Europe Conference (June 17-19)... 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