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]





PRESENTATIONS - France, 2015

  1. Egyptian Practice and Experience of the Reuse of Non-conventional Water by Dr. Ashraf El Sayed Ismail
  2. Use of Brackish Water for Agriculture Opportunities and Challenges by Dr. SamiaEl-Guindy
  3. 75 years of irrigation along the Lower Vaal River and tributaries in South Africa by L.D. van Rensburg, J.H. Barnard & C.C. du Preez
  4. Wastewater Irrigation (WWI) in China and reuse effects—A case study by Wu Wenyong, Ding Kunlun and Liu Liuhong
  5. Rural Sewage Treatment System in Japan by Takanori Nagano

  1. Reuse of drainage water for water saving and pollution control by cyclic irrigation (Y. Matsuno, N. Hatcho, K. Kochi, K. Fujii, and K. Kurihara - Japan)
  2. Effects of irrigation with saline groundwater on growth indices and physiological traits on melon in North-West China (E.Riggi; L. Zong, A.Tedeschi, M.G.Volpe, T.Wang, G.Avola - Italy)
  3. Long-term evolution of the salt balance in the Flumen irrigation district, Spain (Isidoro, D., Dechmi, F., Spain)
  4. Monitoring heavy metals in irrigation channels, northern Victoria, Australia, using innovative Artficial Mussels (AM) technology - effects of climate change/climate variability (Golam Kibria, T.C. Lau and Rudolf Wu)
  5. Evaluation of SALTMED model for Amaranth grown under different irrigation strategies (Pulvento C., Riccardi M., Lavini A., d’Andria R., Ragab R.)
  6. Economic implications of meeting environmental flow requirements to in- and off-stream water users: The case of Teesta River, Bangladesh (Md. Reaz Akter Mullick, Sylvain R Perret, Mukand S Babel)
  7. Use of saline water in North West China- A case study (A. Tedeschi; C.H. Huang; L. Zong, E. Riggi, G. Avola, M.G. Volpe, A. Basile; G. Mele; M. Malinconico; V. Aurilia; X. Xue; T. Wang)


  1. SALTMED Version 3.01.68
  2. The researches and application on brackish water for irrigation in China, Dr. Gao Zhanyi
  3. Cemagref – Sciences, eaux et; territories  


Advancing Human Development and MDG’s Role Water and Agriculture
(ICID – FAO – Israeli Committee to ICID 16th Session of the Commission on Sustainable Development, United Nations, New York, May 2008

  1. The Use of Brackish Water in Agriculture and Aquaculture(Dr. Samia El Guindy, Director of the APP Central Office, Cairo, 2006)
  2. Environmental Impact of Misusing Pesticides(Dr. Magdy Salah El-Deen and Dr. Samia El Guindy, Advisory Panel Project/ APP, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Cairo, Egypt)