The COST Action ended successfully in March 2022. To continue networking activities it has been turned into new a IWRA Task Force, LAND4FLOOD. For more information click here. If you are interested in joining the Task Force, send your CV and motivation to the firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: LAND4FLOOD Task Force.
On 20 September, IWRA in close cooperation with LAND4FLOOD broadcasted high featured policy brief roundtable: Taking Land Seriously in Spacial Flood Risk Management. Four guest speakers – Håkan Tropp, Gabriel Eckstein, Alice Budniok, Jan Kruijshoop – gave feedback on LAND4FLOOD effort to get landowners on board for natural flood retention. Learn more here.
IWRA Update (September 2018) briefly informed about LAND4FLOOD Riga meeting Towards an Interdisciplinary Understanding of (Private) Land for Flood Risk Management.
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 Action LAND4FLOOD workshop “Towards an Interdisciplinary Understanding of (Private) Land for Flood Risk Management” from Riga, Latvia 19-21 June 2018) devoted to understanding the relationship of land and water.
For more information and the video from the webinar see IWRA webpage.