30 September – 2 October 2019. The workshop brought together two main groups of participants: 1) experts and stakeholders from European countries with experience in land use agreements in flood risk mitigation and 2) representatives of Hungarian water authorities who READ MORE
Besmira Dyca representing United Kingdom run her STMS at Wageningen University (The Netherlands). Together with Thomas Hartmann she investigates Dutch blue/green infrastructure projects implemented for the flood risk mitigation. The goal was to scrutinized how property rights are dealt with READ MORE
Gregor Johnen (The Netherlands) were hosted by University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) for almost one month. Together with Nejc Bezac he applied combined modelling approach and a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) to evaluate impacts of afforestation on peak river flows and on READ MORE
The workshop brought together two main groups of participants: 1) experts and stakeholders from European countries with experience in land use agreements in flood risk mitigation and 2) representatives of Hungarian water authorities who wished to learn about the respective READ MORE
Milan Gazdic (Serbia) spent three weeks at Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra (Portugal) to investigate role of green infrastructure on water regulation within cities using the local case study. Gathered information will be used for the writing of the book chapter. Abstract Effectiveness READ MORE
Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) are integral part of LAND4FLOOD COST Action. We have supported more than 20 by now. See details here or watch the video of participants sharing their experiences.
Cygal Pellach (Israel) together with Prof. Esther van Zimmeren (University of Antwerp, Belgium) explored the role and process of amendments to statutory plans in flood risk management in Flanders. She carried out interviews with nine academics, national and local government READ MORE
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Arthur Schindelegger (Austria) visited Israel for conducting some field research in November 2019. Based at the Ministry of Agriculture in Tel Aviv he worked closely with Jenia Gutman, PhD and receiving additional support from Prof. Rachele Altermann (Technion, Haifa). As READ MORE
Lenka Slavíková (Czech Republic) visited Thomas Hartmann from the Wageningen University to finish the special issue for Environmental Hazards called Financial Schemes for Resilient Flood Recovery (to be published during 2020) focused on linkages among recovery financing (insurance, governmental aid, READ MORE