Project results

  • Danube Floodplain - Cross-border cooperation when floods cross borders
    - 16-11-2021
    Cross-border cooperation when floods cross borders

    Due to the rising waters of the Danube in April 2006, a dam collapsed on the border of Romania and Bulgaria, causing widespread damage with hundreds of households destroyed. Can cross-border cooperation, giving rivers more space to move, protect...

  • DANUrB+ - Connecting communities to create new possibilities for local development
    - 05-11-2021
    Connecting communities to create new possibilities for local development

    Last week we visited a former dump site at a branch of the river Danube in Slovakia that was turned into unique destination for recreation, boating and bike tourism thanks to Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme. It is places and...

  • CSSC LAB - Small cities standing together towards energy transition
    - 28-10-2021
    Small cities standing together towards energy transition

    The famous notion “think global – act local” has been used in various contexts but nowhere it is more accurate than when it comes to tackling climate change. But what can be actually done locally, in our communities and cities around continent,...

  • This is Europe podcast: The Power of Social Inclusion
    - 14-10-2021
    This is Europe podcast: The Power of Social Inclusion

    How can we improve accessibility of blind and visually impaired people to travel independently? Visually impaired himself, Bruno Tot from the Croatian Blind Union speaks about the challenges involved in travelling Europe today and possible...

  • MEASURES - Reconnecting migratory fish habitats in the Danube basin
    - 30-08-2021
    Reconnecting migratory fish habitats in the Danube basin

    Sturgeons are flagship animals in the Danube catchment: iconic migratory species, which have existed since the time of dinosaurs, and are symbolic of the Danube’s historical heritage and ecological wealth. However, the ability of sturgeon...

  • DARLINGe - Harnessing untapped potential of geothermal energy
    - 22-09-2021
    Harnessing untapped potential of geothermal energy

    Among the alternatives to fossil fuels, geothermal energy is one of the most promising, offering clean, reliable and safe energy for power production and heating. Due to high startup costs, however, geothermal energy use in the Danube region...

  • LENA - Creating green jobs around protected areas
    - 10-08-2021
    Creating green jobs around protected areas

    Protected areas – nature reserves, national parks, Natura 2000 sites, and so on – are at the forefront of nature conservation efforts along the Danube. But due to their status, these areas are often regarded as hampering local development....

  • Danube Energy+ - Building an ecosystem for young entrepreneurs
    - 10-08-2021
    Building an ecosystem for young entrepreneurs

    How we produce and consume energy will profoundly influence our future. To shift to a more sustainable way of life, technological innovations are essential. With a new learning programme to support energy efficiency start-ups in Danube countries,...

  • DriDanube - From reactive to proactive drought management
    - 10-08-2021
    From reactive to proactive drought management

    Drought is becoming one of the major challenges of the Danube region. In recent years such as 2003, 2007, 2012, 2015 and 2017, significant parts of the Danube River Basin were affected by it, negatively impacting various water-dependent economic...

  • DAPhNE - Improving the Danube’s inland waterway transport
    - 10-08-2021
    Improving the Danube’s inland waterway transport

    There are approximately 70 ports along the 2.414 km length of Danube. Out of them, only the ones in Germany and Austria have adequate infrastructure and management capacity to provide high-quality transport and logistics services. To help close...

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)