Newsflash July

Training Mekelle postponed 

The annual international training on integrated watershed management and flood-based farming systems (FBFS) has been postponed. New dates will be announced soon. Keep an eye on our websiteTwitter and Facebook to stay updated.

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Newsflash June


Tomorrow a webinar on pasture production using road water harvesting in African Drylands will be held at 2 PM CEST (3 PM East African Time). Go to for more information and the live link. 

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Newsflash March

FBLS Knowledge and Experience Sharing Symposium

From the 4th till the 12th of March 2019, the FBLS knowledge and experience sharing symposium: “Taking stock of a decade long evidence-based experiences of flood-based livelihoods systems (FBLS) in Africa and Asia” took place in Voi Wildlife Lodge, Taita Taveta County, Kenya. Approximately 55 people (practitioners, local and national governments, farmers, donors and

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Newsflash February 2019

Flood-based rice farming in Ahero

In Ahero (Kenya) over 1000 farmers practice flood-based rice farming and are fully dependent on floodwater. This video gives an overview of their practices and innovations.

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Newsflash January 2019

Happy new year
The FBLN team wishes all our members a fruitful 2019 where together we can continue investing in floods and improve FBLS all over the world! 2018 was a year with many highlights, here a short overview of some of the main outputs we achieved together with our partners this year:

  • Hundreds of farmers enhanced their know-how on, among others, good floodwater management practices and techniques, by actively participating in knowledge exchange events, targeted trainings and solutions-oriented research activities across Sudan, Kenya, Malawi and Pakistan. 
  • Eleven young professionals have been supported to advance their knowledge and skills on varied FBLS relevant thematic areas through engagement in solutions-oriented research (at BSc, MSc and PhD levels), designed to generate useful practical knowledge that contributes to the well-being of society.

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