3 October – 30 December 2018 Safira de la Sala (Izrael) worked with Prof. Marleen van Rijswick (Head of the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law, the Netherlands) on the Dutch case study developed within her dissertation titled “Property Rights READ MORE
13 – 15 March 2019 In the cooperation with the Samuel Rufat from the University of Cergy-Pontoise LAND4FLOOD COST Action organizes European Conference on Risk Perception, Behaviour, Management and Response in Paris. See the enclosed Conference Programme.
Flood storage is an effective but also land intensive approach for alleviating flood risk. Governance approaches are needed to balance costs and benefits by involving both the providers and the beneficiaries of flood retention services. The workshop in Salzburg explored READ MORE
15th – 23rd December 2018 David Ch. Finger (Iceland) visited colleagues in Slovenia to investigate the perception of local farmers of adhering to a sustainable land management in order to increase the flood retention on their lands. Together with Vesna Zupanc he planned READ MORE
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 READ MORE
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) until 21st READ MORE
15th – 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. READ MORE
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 READ MORE
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!
19th – 21st June 2018 more than 60 people from 34 COST member countries, Australia and United States attended second large LAND4FLOOD meeting in Riga (Latvia). We are happy that group is growing, cooperating and enjoying time altogether. In Riga, READ MORE