The External Advisory Council (EAC) of LIFE RIBERMINE, had its second meeting (held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic), on December the 18th, 2020, in which participated a total of 17 people: representatives of the coordination, partners of the project and collaborators, and some of the entities that integrate the CAE (Departamento de Ingeniería y Morfología del Terreno. ETSI Caminos. UPM.; ANEFA- AFA CLM; Plegadis, S.L; First Quantum Minerals, LTD (Cobre Las Cruces, S.A.); Confederación Hidrográfica del Tajo; Empresa de Desenvolvimento Mineiro (EDM); LafargeHolcim España; Fundación Tormes-EB; Plegadis, S.L.).
The coordination made a summary of the project and showed the news and progress obtained since the last meeting. Among other things, the EAC was asked to participate in the “study of ecosystem services”, and, several ideas were suggested for the dissemination of the project.
The various topics discussed and the contributions of all the participants, allowed to conclude that the project is developing at a good pace (despite the limitations caused by the Pandemic), and that the results obtained during this year of work are extremely positive!