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Cooperation with APFM
The areas of cooperation are:
- Conservation, restoration and sustainable management of floodplain and riverine wetland ecosystems ant their associated ecosystem services.
- Loss and degradation of floodplain and riverine wetland ecosystems ant their associated ecosystem services.
- Integrating and combining green-blue-grey infrastructure approaches for flood risk management.
- Nature-based Solutions in flood risk management (for disaster risk reduction overall).
- Nature-based Solutions and capacity development for strengthening disaster-risk and climate related policy and decision-making processes.
- Joint project proposal development and implementation under the overall scope of IFM including associated ecosystem services.