WG on Water and Crops


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]



Bali, Indonesia, September 2019

  1. An Irrigation Strategy to Exterminate Apple Snails (Pomacea Canaliculata) Eggs in Taiwan Paddy Fields by Yu-Chuan Chang ,Kunihiko Yoshino, Ching-Tien Chen, and Gwo-Fong Lin
  2. Improving Water Productivity within Water, Food and Energy Nexus in Afghanistan by Najumuddin Anjum
  3. Issues Related to Confirmation of Irrigation Water Rights to Farmers in China by Lijuan Du, Changshun Liu
  4. A case study of achieving WFE- Nexus: Drip irrigation with brackish water for urbanization and reclamation of coastal saline soil of china by Xiaobin Li and M A S Wahba
  5. Demonstrating Water-Food-Energy Nexus through Water Conservation Beijing Capital Region, PRC by Mingyuan Fan
  6. Managing Water Consumption For Tomato Production Under Drip Irrigation In Greenhouse by Wan Shuqin , Kang Yaohu, Yuan Baozhong, Jiao Yanping, and Li Xiaobin
  7. Drops, Watts, and Crops Water Productivity Challenges of the Nena Region by E. Fereres, M. Garcia-Vila, B. Pérez-Carrascosa1, A. Cabello, J. A. Jimenez-Berni, D.Vallee, W. Abou El-Hassan, M. Abu-Khalaf, and P. Steduto
  8. Balancing Power and Pressure -Development of an Irrigation Energy Calculator by Mr. Chris and Mr. Nick O'Halloran
  9. Nitrogen and Phosphorus Loss Under an Improved Subsurface Drainage by Yuan Tao
  10. Building Capacities for Farm Level Water Management by Dr K Yella Reddy
  11. Rice Cultivation in Italy Under the Threat of Climatic Change by Marco Arcieri
  12. Synthesis Report Theme ‘On-Farm’ by VP Dr K. Yella Reddy and VP Er Madhav Belbase
  13. Summary of WG meeting: Working Group – Water and Crop
  14. Towards Accurate Estimation of Crop Water Requirement Using Eddy Covariance, Scintillometery and Cosmos Technologies by Ragab Ragab

France, October 2015

Gwangju, Korea 2014
Irrigated Biofuel Production in Canada VP L. Tollefson, and PH C. Madramootoo

Mardin, Turkey 2013
Precise Irrigation and of Water Use Efficiency by Dr. Hossein Dehghanisanji (Iran)

The Potential Impact of Climate Change on Iran's Agriculture, Ali Reza Massah Bavani

Present situation of small scale hydropower generation using agricultural water in Japan - As a kind of multi-functionality of agricultural water, Inosako, Koji

The Agriculture Multifunctionality - Current experience in Italy, M.E. Venezian Scarascia and Graziano Ghinassi

Increasing or Reducing Irrigation Water - Global debate on irrigation water use