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„KLIMPRAX Wiesbaden / Mainz – City climate in the municipal praxis” will be continued in the next years. The project deals with the consideration of temperature related climate impacts in local planning processes. Within the project INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT already carried out the work package “Practice-relevant recommendations for (pilot) municipalities to take into account climate-relevant issues” . In addition, the German Weather Service...

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Within the Council of Europe funded project on inter-municipal cooperation in the Adjara Region the mountain municipalities of Shuakhevi, Khulo and Keda are supported in establishing inter-municipal cooperation (IMC) in the waste management sector. A pre-feasibility study has already been prepared, assessing how such an inter-municipal cooperation could be developed in an institutional/ organisational way. As a first step to define the ...

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The Kick-Off event on 26/06/2017 was the official start for the Project „STRIMA II“. STRIMA II is the continuation of the trans-border EU – funded project STRIMA (Saxon-Czech Flood Risk Management; 2013-2015) and aims to further advance and consolidate the trans-border cooperation between Saxony and the Czech Republic in the context of Flood Risk Management and to enhance and test the developed methods. The project starts on 1/7/2017 and...

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Is Fischbachtal prepared for the challenge of climate change? Which adaptation measures can be implemented by each and every one of us as well as by the municipality, to stop or minimize the negative impacts of climate change? Which risks and opportunities for our everyday lives arise from the climatic changes? These questions were the starting point for a critical and creative walkabout through Niedernhausen, in which climate-relevant...

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Up to 55 decision makers from Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Regions gathered for presentation of the results of the feasibility study reports for Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) in the Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Regions. The meeting was organized in Tbilisi, on May 17, 2017 within the frames of the project: "Integrated Solid Waste Management Programme in Selected Regions in Georgia (Kakheti and Samegelo-Zemo Svaneti)"....

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Within the INTERREG V B project CAN – Climate Active Neighbourhoods – 10 project partners from North West Europe work towards energy efficiency retrofits of underprivileged residential areas. During the 3rd Working Group meeting on 27-28 April 2017 in Essen the partnership evaluated the ongoing optimisation of organisational and governing models linking local authorities and the neighbourhood level for best results. Project partners from...

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In December 2016 the municipal waste collection plans, developed by INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT Professor Böhm und Partner under the project "Accompanying Measures for Solid Waste Management in Southeast Albania" funded by KfW Entwicklungsbank, were presented in the respective Municipalities of Korçë Region. These plans define the waste collections zones, routing and required equipment within each municipality – as well as the related costs. T...

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Within the framework of the KfW funded project for Advanced Solid Waste Management in Rustenburg Local Municipality (RLM)/ South Africa, INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT Professor Böhm und Partner is in the process of finalising the RLM Integrated Waste Management Plan (IWMP). To this end, a Consultation Workshop to discuss different options for future waste management has been held on 01 and 02 December 2016. Representatives of the RLM’s council,...

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Within the INTERREG V B project CAN – Climate Active Neighbourhoods – 10 project partners from North West Europe work towards energy efficiency retrofits of underprivileged residential areas. During the 2nd Working Group meeting several joint tasks and activities, like creating financing schemes to involve citizens and neighbourhoods or activation tools for behaviour change, have been launched. The meeting took place from October, 13th...

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Between 20-22 September 2016, Scandria®2Act presented itself jointly with the projects TENTacle, NSB CoRe and Emma as flagship projects of the EU-Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region at the Fehmarnbelt Days 2016 in Hamburg. INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT Prof. Böhm und Partner was represented, by Sven Friedrich, the Scandria®2Act project manager. The Fehmarnbeltdays 2016 (http://fehmarnbeltdays.com), organized by the STRING secretariat have been visited...

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By publishing the plans, the first cycle of flood risk management planning in Baden-Württemberg was completed. INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT supported the development of the state-wide concept for the assessment and coordinated the necessary measures with the relevant stakeholders in nine out of 22 river basin units.

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INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT and project partners of various INTERREG-projects investigated how INTERREG-projects, their measures and follow-up initiatives contributed to prevent damages of recent floods. The project was undertaken on behalf of the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning (BBR), financed by the Federal Programme for Transnational Cooperation of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. The investigation’s...

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