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Place and Date
Congress themes / Questions discussed

Gwangju, Republic of Korea

14-20 September 2014

22nd International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

THEME: Securing Water for Food and Rural Community under Climate Change

  • Question 58: How Irrigation and Drainage Play an Important Role in Climate Change Adaptation?
  • Question 59: How Do Irrigation and Drainage Interventions Secure Food Production and Livelihood for Rural Community?
  • Special Session: New Partnership for Rural Development
  • Symposium: Non-point Sources Pollution (NPS) and Best Management Practices (BMPs)
  • Workshop: Sustainable Management of Tidal Area in the Era of Climate Change

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[ Report of the 22nd ICID Congress ] [ Gwangju Declaration ] [ 9th N.D. Gulhati Memorial Lecture for International Cooperation In Irrigation and Drainage ] [ Highlights ] General Reports — Q. 58, Q. 59, Symposium, Special Session, and International Workshop, KAFF - Presentation ]

 

22nd Congress Abstract Volume I (Q.58 & Q.59), Volume II (Spl. Session, Symposium and Workshop)

Tehran, Iran
15-23 October 2011

Tehran Congress

21st International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Theme Water productivity towards food security. - [ Report ]

 

Question 57: Water Management in Rainfed Agriculture
Question 56: Water and Land Productivity Challenges

  1. 21st International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage:
    Post-Congress document [Volume 2]
  2. Glimpses of Tehran Congress

Lahore, Pakistan

13-18 October 2008

20th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Theme Participatory Integrated Water Resources Management - From Concepts to Actions

 

Question 55: Roles of Public and Private Sectors in Water Resources Development and Management
Question 54: Sustainable Integrated Water Resource Management

 

[Lahore Declaration] [N.D. Gulhati Memorial Lecture for International Cooperation In Irrigation and Drainage]

Beijing, China
10-18 September 2005

19th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage


Theme : Use of Water and Land for Food and Environmental Sustainability

 

Question 53: Harmonious Coexistence with Flood Water
Question 52: Improving Water and Land Management for Increasing Efficiency in Irrigated Agriculture

 

[Beijing Declaration] [N.D. Gulhati Memorial Lecture for International Cooperation In Irrigation and Drainage]

[ Keynote address : President Hon. Dato' Ir. Hj. Keizrul bin Abdullah (Malaysia); Question 53 - Prof. Liu Ning (China); Mr. M. Salah Darghouth (World Bank) ] [Presentation : Use of Water and Land for Food Security and Environmental Sustainability PDF - 5.17MB (President Hon. Dato' Ir. Hj. Keizrul bin Abdullah) ] [ Presentation : Improving water and land management for efficient water use in irrigated agriculture (Dr. Luis S. Pereira, Vice President Hon., ICID and President, CIGR) ]

Montreal, Canada

21-28 July 2002

18th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage


Theme : Food Production Under Conditions of Water Scarcity, Increasing Population and Environmental Pressures


Question 51: Integration and management of irrigation, drainage and flood control
Question 50: Food production, poverty alleviation and environmental challenges as influenced by limited water resources and population growth

Granada, Spain
11-19 September 1999

17th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage


Theme : Water for Agriculture in the next millennium

 

Question 49: Rehabilitation and modernization of irrigation and drainage systems.
Question 48: Irrigation under conditions of water scarcity

Cairo, Egypt 15-22 September 1996

16th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Theme : Sustainability of irrigated agriculture


Question 47: Irrigation planning and management: Measures in harmony with the environment.
Question 46: Farmers' participation towards sustainable irrigated agriculture.

The Hague, Netherlands 04-11 September 1993

15th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Theme : Water management in the next century


Question 45: Irrigation and drainage systems management - institutional and financial interrelationships.
Question 44: Planning and design of irrigation and drainage systems.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
30 April-04 May 1990

14th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage


Question 43: The role of irrigation in mitigating the effects of drought.
Question 42: The influence of irrigation and drainage on the environment with particular emphasis on impact on the quality of surface and ground waters.

Casablanca, Morocco
21-26 September 1987

13th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage


Theme : Improving water management in developing countries


Question 41: Improving water management through training.
Question 40: Rehabilitation and modernization of irrigation and drainage projects for improving water management.

Fort Collins, USA
28 May- 02 June 1984

12th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Question 39: Irrigation and drainage of problems soils.
Question 38: Water management factors.

Grenoble, France
31 August 06 September 1981

11th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage


Question 37: Flood control in relation to land use planning and water management.
Question 36: Improvement and modernization of existing irrigation and drainage systems.

Athens, Greece

24 May-04 June 1978

10th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage


Question 35: Operation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage systems (Organization, maintenance equipment, operation, etc.).
Question 34: Lateral subsurface drainage techniques and drainage construction methods.

Question 33: Economic evaluation of irrigation projects - studies developed and case studies of economic and environmental effects.

Moscow, USSR

28 July-02 August 1975

9th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage


Question 32: Comparison of advanced methods of irrigation including development of irrigation by pumping.
Question 31: Planning of development of ground water for irrigation.

Question 30: Sediment controlling irrigation intake structures.

Varna, Bulgaria

17-27 May 1972

8th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage


Question 29: Factors affecting river training, and flood plain regulation (including flood zoning).
Question 28: Recent and promising developments including mechanization of operations in the field of irrigation and drainage.

Question 27: Field irrigation and drainage in deltaic, coastal and low-lying areas.

Mexico City, Mexico

9-19 April 1969

7th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Question 26: Development of new irrigable and drained areas - procedures and policies.
Question 25: Methods and economics of operation and maintenance of drainage systems in agricultural areas.
Question 24: Hydraulic structures on small channels.
Question 23: Water requirements of crops.

New Delhi, India

4-13 January 1966

6th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage


Question 22: Integrated operation of reservoirs for irrigation, flood control and other purposes.
Question 21: Development of deltaic areas.
Question 20: Sediment in irrigation and drainage channels.
Question 19: Reclamation of saline lands under irrigation.

Tokyo, Japan

14-21 May 1963

5th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Question 18: Flood prevention and control by surface and subsurface retention or spreading.
Question 17: Control of water table in drained lands - prevention of overdrainage.
Question 16: Efficiency of water distribution and use on the land.
Question 15: Economics and financing of irrigation, and flood control works.

Madrid, Spain

29 May - 04 June 1960

4th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Question 14: Use of longitudinal embankments or levees as flood protection measures.
Question 13: Tolerance of plants to minerals in solution in irrigation water and in soil.
Question 12: Sprinkler irrigation and comparison with other methods of irrigation.
Question 11: Reclamation of waterlogged and marshy lands.

San Francisco, USA

30 April -06 May 1957

3th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Question 10: Interrelation between irrigation and drainage.

Question 9: Hydraulic structures on irrigation and drainage systems.

Question 8: Soil and water relationship in irrigation.

Question 7: Canal lining

Algiers, Algeria

12-17 April 1954

2nd International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Question 6: Ground Water : Its use for irrigation, safe yield from a unit area or basin, artificial recharge of supply and planned utilization of underground reservoirs.
Question 5: The maintenance of irrigation and drainage channels with special reference to weed control.
Question 4: Behavior of subsoil water table under a system of irrigation and/or drainage.
Question 3: The problem of freeboard in irrigation channels.

Delhi, India

11-16 January 1951

1st International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage

 

Question 2: Present-day problems in irrigation and drainage.
Question 1: National review of irrigation development and practice.

Special Sessions held during ICID congresses

Year
Topics / Themes
2014
 

2011

Modernization of Water Management Schemes

2008

Implication of Global Changes on Irrigation and Drainage System Development and Management

2005

Legal and institutional challenges

2002

Research and development in irrigation, drainage and flood control

1999

Sustainable use of poor quality water

1996

The future of irrigation under increased demand from competitive uses of water and greater needs for food supply

1993

Irrigation and drainage competition for water

1990

Socio-economic and technological impacts of mechanized irrigation systems

1987

The role and integration of irrigation, drainage and flood control projects in the national development plans of developing countries

1984

Impact of the energy crisis on irrigation and drainage

1981

Methods of post-project evaluation : Achievements and remedial measures

1978

Mass transfer of water over long distances for regional development and its effects on the human environment

1975

Environmental control for irrigation, drainage and flood control projects

1972

Essential measures for introduction and development of irrigation and drainage schemes in developing countries

1969

Essential elements necessary for successful irrigated agriculture

1966

New and promising developments in the field of irrigation, drainage and flood control

Symposia's held during ICID congresses

Year
Topics / Themes

2011

Climate Change Impacts on Soil and Water Resources

2008

Integrated Water Management in the River Basin Context

2005

Water quality/salinity management

2002

Private sector participation in irrigation and drainage

1999

Irrigated agriculture - Constraints, future role and crop diversification

1996

Management information systems in irrigation and drainage

1993

The impact of real time information on system management

1990

Real-time scheduling of water deliveries

1987

Designing and operating irrigation systems, particularly on-farm systems, having insufficient capacity to meet peak water requirements in semi-arid regions, with emphasis on economics

1984

New developments in the protection of irrigation/drainage and flood control structures on
rivers

1981

Principles of designing control systems for water resources and irrigation using modern techniques

1978

Development of techniques to recharge subterranean aquifers to conserve surplus river flows

1975

Introduction of automatic facilities for the needs of collecting and processing of information, planning and managing in the fields of irrigation and drainage

1972

Water resources system planning with special reference to irrigation, drainage and flood control

1969

The application of computers in the analysis of various problems relating to irrigation and drainage systems

 

 

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