Flood-Based Livelihoods Network Foundation


  • From the 4th till the 8th of March the knowledge and experience sharing symposium on FBLS will take place in Voi, Kenya. For more information and subscription, click here.

  • From February 18 till October 31, The Water Harvesting Lab of the University of Florence is giving its 4th International Online Course on Water Harvesting, with the topic of “Water Harvesting for land ecological restoration” More information here

  • This is to appeal to the wisdom of all those who travelled to Sweden for the Peace Talks for Yemen. Please forward and share!

“Floods are not always a hazard. They may also sustain aquatic life and riverine biodiversity, recharge aquifers, enrich soils and in some of the world’s poorest areas they are the main source of irrigation.”

Global Water Partnership (2000) ‘Toward water security: a framework for action’


is a network of spate irrigation professionals and practitioners. The network stimulates the development of programmes of implementation that improve the livelihoods of those in spate irrigation areas, exchanges experiences and good practices, helps upgrade training, identify priority fields for improvement and research and development. Read more…