International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage

The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID), established in 1950 is the leading scientific, technical and not-for-profit Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). [More... ]


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Recognizing that the benefit of science and technology can only be realized through innovation and moving with the changing technologies, ICID brings all stakeholders in its core activities under one umbrella. [More...]



1st World Irrigation Forum & 64th IEC Meeting, Mardin, Turkey

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1st World Irrigation Forum and 64th IEC Meeting, Mardin, Turkey, September-October 2013

WIF_InaugurationThe First World Irrigation Forum took place at Mardin, Turkey and was attended by more than 750 experts from different countries. [More...] [Video]

[1st World Irrigation and Drainage Prize, WIF1 - Outcomes, Mardin Statement, Glimpses of Mardin, Video recordings, etc....]


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WIF1 Cover

The Summary Report of the First World Irrigation Forum contains a brief outcome of the various sessions, sub-themes, side events, roundtables and panel discussions. This report presents the highlights of the WIF1, benefitting particularly those who could not make it to Mardin. It also contains a DVD with full version of the background papers, keynote addresses, and various papers presented at the Forum.


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Future Events

12th International Drainage Workshop, St. Petersburg, Russia, 23-26 June 2014. to:, E-mail: 

Abstract submission date extented: 1 May 2014

Final Bulletin22nd International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage and 65th IEC Meeting14-20 September 2014, Gwangju Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea. Website:

[Online Abstract Submission - CLOSED]

[ 22nd ICID Congress - Final Bulletin ]


International Conference on Water & Energy interactions: Strategic challenges to territorial development and their impacts on food and health, 29-30 October, 2014, Lyon, France. Call for Paper Now Open Until April 30 [Apply Now]


Irrigation Australia will be organizing its ‘2014 Irrigation Conference and Exhibition’ on the theme “Water for Life, Future for All” from 2nd – 6th June 2014.  For more details visit [Early Bird Registration extended to 18th April!!]


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WIF1 - Summary Report [9.30 MB]
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Young Professionals are provided full concession in Registration Fee for attending 22nd ICID Congress.

10 Young Professionals will be exempted from Registration Fee from Developing Countries.


From National Committees

Nigeria (NINCID) - Hearty welcome to Nigeria



GWP is recruiting a WACDEP Programme Assistant [30 March 2014]

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