5TH EUSDR ANNUAL FORUM
The forum entitled “Innovative Flows – Water, Knowledge and Innovation in the Danube Region”focused on water management and research and innovation in the Danube region. The participants had the opportunity to discuss the achievements and future of the Danube Strategy. Workshops organised within the 5th Annual Forum covered the issues such as water management, knowledge society, governance of the Strategy and links to the EU funds.
The Forum also featured the “Scientific Support to the Danube Strategy” by the DG Joint Research Centre of the European Commission.
Priority Area 4 organised the workshop 2 (3/11/2016, 16.15 – 19.00) named “Water – non-alternative source for life” that was moderated by Zsuzsanna Kocsis-Kupper and Sander Happaerts (seeprogram). The topics of the workshop covered the main objectives of Presidency of the Slovak Republic in Danube strategy in 11/2015 – 10/2016: – dynamic integrated management with regard to climate change; – cooperation of water and agriculural sectors. Moreover the relevant project of priority areas 4, 5 and 6 were presented.
The presentations are available below:
Ad de Roo, Water Resources Unit, Water Nexus, JRC –Danube water resources outlookumtil 2050
1. Section: Dynamic integrated management with regard to climate change
Miriam Fendekova, PriFUK, SK –Hydrological drought- current status and mew challenges of the research
Edith Hödl, ICPDR –Dynamic integrated management with regard to climate change
2. Section: Water and Agriculture
Pavel Misiga, EC, DG Environment –Water and Agriculture: Conflict or synergy?
Diederik van der Molen, Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, NL –Agriculture, part of the problem or part of the solution for water issues?
3. Section: Strategic projects and related issues (PA 4, PA5, PA6)
Péter Bakonyi –DanubeSediments (PA4)
László Dobi –DAREFFORT project (PA5)
Gheorghe Constantin –Danube Froodplain project (PA5)
Silvia Neamtu – EAST AVERT (PA5)