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ABOUT ICID

The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) was established on 24 June, 1950 as a Scientific, Technical and Voluntary Not-for-profit Non-Governmental International Organization (NGO) with headquarters in New Delhi, India.

The Commission is dedicated to enhancing the worldwide supply of food and fibre for all people by improving water and land management and the productivity of irrigated and drained lands through appropriate management of water, environment and application of irrigation, drainage and flood management techniques. [For more information contact http://www.icid.org]

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Established : 1998 and Re-estd: 2015*

Mandate 

  1. On-farm irrigation structures and water distribution system networks are properly designed, installed, managed and maintained;
  2. Soil moisture is monitored, technical and management measures for enhancing the water infiltration and retention capacities of soils are investigated and implemented;
  3. Trade-offs among on-farm irrigation technologies, socio-economic and environmental benefits are optimized;
  4. Innovative local institutional arrangements are developed and promoted for operation and maintenance;
  5. Top-notch scientific and development relevant research is conducted and its results are translated into actionable recommendations.
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Name Country Membership
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Dr. A.K. Randev  India (2005) Chair  (2016)
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Mr. Carl Walters  Australia (2015) Vice Chair (2016)
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Mr. Suman Sijapati  Nepal (2013) Secretary (2016)
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VPH Jose A. Ortiz  Spain (2003)
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Dr. Graziano Ghinassi  Italy (2004)
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Mr. Hassan Shantia  Iran (2006)
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Dr. Abraham Mehari Haile  The Netherlands (2008)
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Mr. Mohd Yazid bin Abdullah  Malaysia (2011)
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Dr. Akira Iwamoto  Japan (2011)
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Dr. Chen, Ching-Tien  Chinese Taipei (2012)
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Dr. Dickson Ahagbuje  Nigeria (2014)
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Mr. Bashu Dev Lohanee  Nepal (2015)
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Dr. Hossein Dehghani Sanij  Iran (2015)
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Mr. Muhammad Tahir Anwar  Pakistan (2015)
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Mr. S.P. Jadhav (Direct Member), JISL  India (2015)
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Mr. Siboniso Phillip Mkhaliphi  South Africa  (2016)
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Mr. Ömer Faruk Akbulut Turkey (2016)
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Mr. Yao Bin China Provisional Member (2016)
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Dr. Zhang Guohua (Young Professional) China Provisional Member (2016)
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Prof. Chang Eon Park Korea, Rep. of  Provisional Member (2016)
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Eng. S. Mohanarajah  Sri Lanka Provisional Member (2016)
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Mr. Suhad Jassim Obeed Iraq Provisional Member (2016)
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Mr. Hussein Shanan Abid Al-Hussein (Young Professional) Iraq Provisional Member (2016)
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Mr. Sher Singh  India Observer (2016) 
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Mr. M.S. Sudhakar (Direct Member), JISL  India Observer (2015)
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Mr. Abijit Joshi (Direct Member), JISL India Observer (2015) 
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Mr. Jano Anter  Germany Observer (2011) 
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Mr. Bruno Molle  France Permanent Observer
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FAO Representative Permanent Observer

*Re-constituted in 2015 and renamed as Working Group on Sustainable On-Farm Irrigation System Development (WG-SON-FARM)

> Scoping Document


1. Questionnaire : Worldwide usage of micro & sprinkler irrigation (Revised, January 2006)
2. Report to ISO SC18, participation to the 19th ICID Congress, Beijing, September 2005
3. List of Irrigation Standards (ISO and CEN)
4. Questionnaire on "Energy Requirements for Irrigation"


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PRESENTATION


Gwangju, 2014

1. Controlling Sprinkler Rotation Speed to Optimize Water Distribution Uniformity of Travelling Rain Guns - Authored by Graziano Ghinassi (Italy) and presented by VPH Felix B. Reinders (South Africa)
2. WG-ON-FARM
3. Effect of Trace Quantity Irrigation(TQI) on Wine Grape Culture in Arid Region in China
4. Indigenous On-Farm Flood Management Practices in Ethiopia Lowlands: Examples from Ethiopia Lowlands - Abraham Mehari Haile (The Netherlands)
5. Flood-Based Farming for Livelihoods in Ethiopia Lowlands: Status, Potential and Investment Guide

2012

Economic and agronomic response of industrial crops to drip and hose-reel sprinkler irrigation: Results of a three year research project in north Italy (Graziano Ghinassi, Italy)

“Water use efficiency: A water balance approach” (VPH Felix Reinders, South Africa)


2011


Ve.Pro.L.G.s 2008 is a user-friendly software created by the National Irrigation Laboratory of the University of Pisa (Italy) and supported by ARSIA Regione Toscana, Graziano Ghinassi 

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