LAND4FLOOD calls and up-dates

STSM – Current Call

All researchers from LAND4FLOOD participating countries can apply for the Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) abroad. Calls for these missions will be regularly published. Next call will be open in March 2019! If you are interested in a STSM, please contact our coordinator Barbara Warner (warner[at]

Published in STSMs

Paper in Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health on urban NBS in East Africa

Title: Nature-based solutions for flood-drought risk mitigation in vulnerable urbanizing parts of East-Africa Abstract Urbanization and climate changes have direct impacts on ecosystems and the services they provide to society, thus influencing human well-being and health. Urban sprawl may conflict with ecosystem services, e.g. enhancing water-related stresses and risks of, e.g., droughts and floods, with significant […]

Published in Academia, Publications

Coimbra regional workshop in preparation (30th January -1st February 2019)

From 30th January to 1st February 2019 regional stakeholder workshop Nature based solutions for flood retention in Southern Europe will be held in Coimbra, Portugal. If interested, please send an abstract (100-300 words) to Carla Sofia Ferreira ( until 21st December 2018. Draft programme and call for contributions

Published in Events

Regional stakeholder workshop in Salzburg (15-16th October 2018)

Lukas Löschner (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna) and Arthur Schindelegger (Vienna University of Technology) organized a two-day regional workshop with international experts on the theme of Compensation mechanisms for flood storage in the province of Salzburg. By the example of two flood protection sites in Altenmarkt im Pongau and Mittersill, the participants discussed different options for providing land […]

Published in Events

IWRA Webinar – N°15 broadcasted from LAND4FLOOD meeting in Riga

IWRA organised a webinar on “How Private Land Matters in Flood Risk Management” jointly with the LAND4FLOOD COST Action.  This webinar built on the IWRA’s Policy Brief authored by Professors Hartmann and Slavikova on How Private Land Matters in Flood Risk Management  produced in close collaboration with this same European initiative.  The event was live streamed from the EU COST […]

Published in Dissemination, Media

Jan in Wageningen (1st – 31st August 2018)

Jan Macháč (Czech Republic) spent one month at the Wageningen university (the Netherlands) developing the experimental approach to flood protection using negotiation between upstream and downstream actors. The preliminary design of the experiment was supervised by Thomas Hartmann. Output: Abstract for the international conference Empowering Hydro-diplomacy (Hague, October 2018) was submitted based on the literature […]

Published in STSMs

What is COST Action LAND4FLOOD about?

Watch the LAND4FLOOD video with interviews! Why is it important to address land management together with flood risk management? What is the value added of the COST Action in this matter? Why is LAND4FLOOD special? Watch also our second Riga meeting video!

Published in Policy & Decision-makers, Publications