Managing Water for Sustainable Agriculture
Water Secure World free of Poverty and Hunger
through Sustainable Rural Development
The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) is the leading Non-Governmental Organization established in 1950. Headquartered in New Delhi, ICID facilitated sharing of experience and transfer of water management technology with leading professionals from over 100 countries.
- ICID is collaborating with UNDP, IBRD, WMO and other 20 international organizations to mainly deal with water management, agriculture, environment and food shortage issues.
- ICID has been proacitively engaged in the international arena, acting as the advisory organization to UN agencies including UNECOSOC, FAO and UNESCO and to foremost international organizations.
ICID aims at promoting research development and international exchange on irrigation, drainage, flood management and sustainable development.
- To promote development and application of water management, ecological agriculture and environmental preservation.
- To promote development and application of sciences in managing water and land resources to countribute to the stability of global food supply.
Main Activites Assorted
- March 2013: ICID coordinated the technical session on "Contribute to food security by optimal use of water" at the 6th World Water Forum, Matseile,France.
- June 2012: ICID actively participated in dialogues relevant to the "Food security and sustainable agriculture" at the RIO+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development convenced in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
- June 2012: 'The World irrigation Forum (WIF)' was newly established at the 7th Asian Regional Conference in Adelaide,Australia. The first WIF was held in Mardin, Turkey in September 2013.
- October 2011: ICID held the 21th international Congress on Irrigation and Drainage on "Water Productivity towards Food Security", Tehran, Iran
ICID hosts various meeting in diffrent continents, including annual International Executive Council (IEC) meetng, triennial ICID Congress and regional meeting.
Homepage : www.ekcid.org