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 (email@example.com) until 21st READ MORE
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 READ MORE
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 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!
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, we hosted three guest speakers: READ MORE
LAND4FLOOD Policy Brief Developed at the Prague workshop has just been published by IWRA under 1/2018. Title: How Private Land Matters in Flood Risk Management? (available here) Key policy messages to be shared around: • Flood water can be stored in READ MORE
First Special Issue of the COST Action LAND4FLOOD has been published in the Journal of Flood Risk Management 11/1 (March 2018)! (here) Content: Hartmann, T., Jílková, J., Schanze, J.: Land for flood risk management: A catchment‐wide and cross‐disciplinary perspective. DOI: 10.1111/jfr3.12344 READ MORE