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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]

 

 

 

Establishment: 2007

Mandate

  • To promote the efficient use of water in crop production;
  • To provide input to test crop water models;
  • To investigate the use of energy crops for biofuel production;
  • To develop techniques for rainfall harvesting;
  • To promote the multifunctionality of water use in paddy rice cultivation;
  • To investigate the adaptation of agriculture to climate change; and
  • To promote low input agriculture.

MISSION STATEMENT :The Working Group supports work to promote the sustainable use of natural resources for crop production. The Group aims to develop guidelines, methodologies, techniques and models for sustainable and integrated management of such resources.

Established : 2007-2019

  • WG on Crops and Water Use (1986-1997)
  • Renamed as WG on Sustainable Use of Natural Resources for Crop Production (WG- CROP) (1997)
  • Renamed Working Group on Water and Crops (WG-CROP) in 2007 to 2019

Sl. No.
Name Country Membership
1
VPH Ragab Ragab UK Chair  (2007)
2
VPH Laurie C. Tollefson  Canada Vice-Chair  (2009)
3
Dr. K. Yella Reddy  India Secretary (2009)
4
Prof. Dr. Mohd Amin Mohd Soom Malaysia (2011)
5
Dr. Magdi T. Abdelhamid Egypt (2011)
6
Mrs. Gao Hong China (2012)
7
Prof. Dr. Allah Bakhsh  Pakistan (2015)
8
Ir. Adang Saf Ahmad Indonesia Provisional Member (2015)
9
Dr. P. Soman (Direct Member), JISL India Provisional Member (2015)
10
Dr. Nader Heydari Iran Provisional Member (2016)
11
Dr. Wu Di China Provisional Member (2016)
12
Ir. Abbas Fadhel Mohammed Iraq Provisional Member (2016)
13
Ir. Shatha Salim Maged Iraq Provisional Member (YP) (2016)
14
Mr. Syaiful Mahdi Indonesia Observer (2015) 
15
FAO representative  Permanent Observer
16
CIGR representative - Mr. Herbert H. Van Lier Permanent Observer
17
Prof. D. Wrachien  Italy Permanent Observer
18
ICRISAT representative Permanent Observer

International Workshop on Environmental Consequences of Irrigation with Poor Quality Waters, 12 September, 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Proceedings of International Conference on Drought Mitigation and Prevention of Land Desertification, Bled, Slovenia, 21 - 25 April 2002

More Crop Per Drop

Document on "Water saving practices in rice paddy cultivation (State-of-art report on irrigation systems in Japan) [PDF format 600KB]

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Distant Learning of SALTMED Model -

SALTMED
SALTMED Model Introduction
SALTMED FAQ Issue 1
SALTMED FAQ Issue 2
SALTMED FAQ Issue 3
SALTMED FAQ Issue 4
SALTMED FAQ Issue 5
SALTMED FAQ Issue 7
SALTMED FAQ Issue 8
SALTMED FAQ Issue 10


Download SALTMED 2015:

(i) Saltmed_2015 (Part 1) (Size: 92 MB); (ii) Saltmed_2015 (Part 2) (Size: 92 MB);

(iii) Saltmed_2015 (Part 3) (Size: 92 MB); and (iv) Saltmed_2015 (Part 4) (Size: 24 MB)

 

Please first create a single folder on your desktop or in your “C” drive named “SALTMED 2015”, then download all the four parts (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4) into the “SALTMED 2015” folder you have created. Inside the downloaded “SALTMED 2015” folder right click on the “saltmed_2015.part1.rar” and select extract using 'EXTRACT HERE' option to bring all the contents of the four *.RAR files into the same folder (SALTMED 2015) you created. Pleae make sure that all the four files are inside the folder before extracting. Before installing the model, please read the files” Read me.doc“ first then read file “User Guide.pdf”.

Papers under Bio-energy

1. Irrigated oil palm production in Brazil for bioenergy uses: opportunities and challenges, Edson BARCELOS, Brazil
2. Background Study to Review and Assess Known Principles & Current Information on Biofuel Production under Irrigated Conditions, Helen Fyles et al, Canada
3, Biofuel development in China and its potential impacts, Tian Fuqiang, China
4, Biofuels Situation in India – Input to ICID TF Position Paper on Biofuels, Amit Dutta, India
5, The Scope of Production and Usage of Biofuels in Nepal, Uttam Raj Timilsina, Nepal
6. Biofuels Situation in South Africa – input to ICID TF Position Paper on Biofuels, A.J. Sanewe, A S Roux G Jewitt, R Kunz, South Africa