DIARY

Below you will find all the initiatives already realized:

Educational videos about flood hazards in the three case study areas

6 February 2018

Educational videos about flood hazards in the three case study areas

Production of three educational videos about flood hazards in the case study areas of LIFE FRANCA project : city of Trento, town of Borgo Valsugana and Rendena Valley.

The videos are available on the project website and on LIFE FRANCA youtube channel
(video in Italian)

 

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Flood risk portal

31 January 2018

Flood risk portal

The flood risk portal is online at  portal.lifefranca.eu 
The portal will provide information on hydrogeological conditions in the Trentino region.

The portal has been designed and developed by the Service for Torrent Control of the Autonomous Province of Trento and Trilogis, and it will be implemented over the next months.
Users will find updated information about flood risk and will be able to bring to attention anomalies observed in the territory.
(The portal is in Italian).


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Focus group

24 October 2017

Focus group

Focus groups with citizens from LIFE FRANCA case study areas have started. During each workshop, participants will take part in a “future exercise”, using the scenarios prepared by stakeholders over the past few months.
The first meeting took place at the Department of Sociology and Social Research with engineering students. 

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Video interviews to citizens and technicians

17 October 2017

Video interviews to citizens and technicians

Production two more educational videos with interviews to citizens and technicians about flood risk perceptions in the city of Trento.
Residents, tourists and municipal technicians responsible for land management and civil defence have shared their opinions about floods.
The video is available on the project website and on LIFE FRANCA youtube channel
(video in Italian)

 

 

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Start of educational programme

18 September 2017

Start of educational programme

LIFE FRANCA educational activities have been presented to teachers.

On 18 and 19 September took place at the MUSE, the Science Museum of Trento, the open days for school teachers.
During this event, LIFE FRANCA team presented the educational programme developed within the project and collected subscription for the following activities:

  • teacher training course
  • three experiental workshop for students

More information in the School section of this website.

 

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Stakeholder analysis

30 June 2017

Stakeholder analysis

The Department of Sociology and Social Research of the University of Trento has conducted an analysis of the flood risk perception among stakeholders in Trentino.

A web questionnaire and a qualitative interview have been addressed to: elected officers and public administrators, managers of public technical services,  leaders of citizens associations,  school principals and media managing editors.

 

 

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Networking

13 June 2017

Networking

LIFE FRANCA visited the area of intervention of the projects LIFE RII e LIFE RINASCE.
A networking trip has been organised by the Eastern Alps Hydrographic District, to meet representatives of LIFE RII and LIFE RINASCE.
LIFE FRANCA beneficiaries visited the area of intervention of the two projects, in particular channels and brooks in the Italian region Emilia Romagna where hydrological and environmental restoration took place.

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Flood events in Trentino

5 June 2017

Flood events in Trentino

The University of Padova has completed a review of the hazard data and information about past flood events in Trentino.
Data refers to: flood that occurred in the Province of Trento, spatial and temporal coordinates, type and intensity of the phenomena, meteorological conditions at the time.

 

 

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25 years of LIFE programme

21 May 2017

25 years of LIFE programme

Participation of LIFE FRANCA in events organised to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the LIFE programme
LIFE FRANCA took part in two events:

  • Adaptation to climate change: experiences and opportunities of the LIFE projects in Italy –  24 May 2017, Rome
  • LIFE platform meeting on Climate Action in Urban Areas –  21-22 June 2017, Barcelona
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Participatory scenario building

3 April 2017

Participatory scenario building

Production of strategic future flood scenarios
Different scenarios will be prepared in the three case study ares of LIFE FRANCA: the city of Trento, the twon of Borgo Valsugana and the Rendeva valley. The first meeting in every areas has took place, involving stakeholders, local authorities and technicians.

 

 

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First educational video

17 March 2017

First educational video

Production of the first educational video
Muse, with the the collaboration of the Service for Torrent control, has produced an educational video that describes flood hazard maps, the primary tool used to formulate policy that focuses on prevention and protection of the population.
The video is available on the project website and on LIFE FRANCA youtube channel

 

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Visual flood risk communication

29 December 2016

Visual flood risk communication

University of Padova has completed a review of existing visual flood risk communication practices.
The information collected will be used for the development of the “Flood risk Portal”, a LIFE FRANCA product.

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Meeting with local authorities

19 December 2016

Meeting with local authorities

LIFE FRANCA project has been presented to the authorities of the three case study areas
Professor Roberto Poli, LIFE FRANCA coordinator, presented the project to administrators and technicians from Trento, Borgo Valsugana and Bocenago. All the institutions involved declared that they are interested in the project’s results and that they are willing to collaborate.

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First public event as launch of the project

24 November 2016

First public event as launch of the project

The first public presentation of the LIFE FRANCA project took place at the conference hall of the MUSE
During the conference Hydrogeological instability. Manage what can be avoided, avoid what cannot be managed: overview of Italy and Trentino LIFE FRANCA was official presented to the public. The event was free of charge and was attended by 158 people, among them there were many professionals. 

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Press conference

22 November 2016

Press conference

First press conference to present LIFE FRANCA to journalists
The first press conference took place the the 22nd of November at the MUSE.
The press release was send to more than 80 journalists, bloggers, editors, websites, newspapers and magazines.
About 10 journalists attended the conference.

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Kick-off

19 September 2016

Kick-off

The project’s kick-off took place in Trento at Palazzo Madruzzo, an historical building
LIFE FRANCA beneficiaries, representative from the Italian Ministry for the Environment, stakeholder an many institutions took part at the event.

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