Title: Institutional mechanisms for floodplain management 
Resource Type: document --> guidance / decision support 
Country: EU Projects 
Year: 2004 
Availability: Flobar Consortium (2004) Institutional mechanisms for floodplain management (WorkPackage 7). Department of Geography, Cambridge, UK. 
Author 1/Producer: Flobar Consortium 
Other Authors/Producers: Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning (D) (2) 
Author / Producer Type: EC Project 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.geog.cam.ac.uk/research/projects/flobar2/reports/ ...  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Water resources and their management -->River basin management
 
Short description: This research project is funded by the EU 'Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development' Programme of the Fifth Framework Programme, run between April 2000 and March 2003. A variety of partners are involved in the project - the project is multi-disciplinary and multinational involving research teams from Europe and Canada. This website describes overall project aims and objectives and lists publications. You can keep up to date with what is happening in the project by visiting our newsroom. 
Long description: The objective of Work Package 7 for the reporting period has been three-fold: To conduct case studies of the institutional aspects of diverse schemes for restoring floodplains and their woodland in Germany, France and England, producing reports on each of the six floodplain restoration schemes. To draw policy relevant lessons from the case studies as a contribution to the document “The Flooded Forest” of Work Package 1, based on the findings from the six case studies and the policy analyses of floodplain restoration completed in Year 2. To produce an academic paper on institutional change in European river basin management. 
Link to Project(s): FLOBAR2 Floodplain Biodiversity and Restoration
 
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