STOP DROUGHT! MOST OF THE ŁÓDZKIE VOIVODESHIP IS AT A HIGH OR EXTREME RISK OF DROUGHT

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As much as 59% of the Łódzkie Voivodeship is at a high or even extreme risk of agricultural drought. Due to the climatic and environmental conditions in central Poland, droughts there can be very intense during long periods without rainfall – a problem further exacerbated by the low availability of surface water resources. On 13 November, a discussion on how to resolve these issues was held in Łódź. This was the last such public consultation meeting of the year on drafting the Drought Effects Counteracting Plan (DECP).

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STOP DROUGHT! GOOD PRACTICES AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES – A REMEDY FOR AGRICULTURAL DROUGHT

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When it comes to counteracting the effects of drought, then education, ecosystem services and ensuring natural water retention are just as important as large-scale investment projects. Such undertakings were discussed in Białystok on 6 November. It was the second-to-last meeting this year as part of the public consultations on drafting the Drought Effects Counteracting Plan (DECP).

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