On 17th May 2017, researchers of the UE project Flood-CBA#2: Integrating CBA in the Development of Standards for Flood Protection and Safety holded the Coordination Meeting in the Universidad Pablo de Olavide, where Bruno Martínez Haya, vicerrector of Research and Technology Transfer, welcomed the assitants. This project is focused in the integration of the
cost-benefit analysis in the decision-making for the development of standars for flood protection and safety.
Apart from UPO, the project consortium is composed by other five partners from universities, research centers and public institutions from different european countries: Sigma Consultants (Greece); el The Flood Hazard Research Centre (FHRC) of the Middlesex University (UK); Interdisciplinary Center for Social Sciences of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa CICS.NOVA (Portugal); la Agencia de Medio Ambiente y Agua REDIAM de la Junta de Andalucía (Spain); Region of East Macedonia & Thrace (REMTH) (Greece); and the Municipality of Amadora (Portugal). This project began on January 2016 and will finish on December 2017. The members of the Phisical Geography Area of the UPO, Fatima Navas and Gonzalo Malvárez, together with researchers of the Coastal Environments Research Group, were the organizers of this coordinating meeting.
Previous to this meeting, and with the collaboration of REDIAM, the partners of the project holded and informative workshop with the spanish stakeholders in the city of Écija, one of the sites elected as a case study for the project (apart from Amadora in Portugal, Évros in Greece and Oxford in UK).