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Place and Country


26-28 April 2016 Cairo, Egypt

4th African Regional Conference on Irrigation and Drainage (ARCID) was organized from 26-28 April 2016 at historical city of Aswan, Egypt on the main theme ‘Agricultural Land and Water Management for Sustainability under Climate Variability’ by the host Egyptian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (ENCID). Three sub-topics covered were (i) Water Use Management; (ii) Food Security; and (iii) Research, Extension Services and Capacity Development. More...

29 November - 5 December 2011

Bamako, Mali

3rd African Regional Conference, 29 November - 5 December 2011, Bamako, Mali. Theme : Food security & climate change: How to improve contribution of irrigation and drainage. 

6 - 9 November 2007

Johannesburg, South Africa

Second African Regional Conference, 6 - 9 November 2007, Glenburn Lodge, Johannesburg, South Africa. Theme : Contribution of rainfed and irrigated agriculture to poverty alleviation through increased productivity in Africa.

6-9 December 2004

Cairo, Egypt

1st African Regional Conference on Drainage, 6-9 December 2004, Cairo, Egypt. Theme: Drainage in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for Enhancing Quality of Life. 





Place and Country


20-25 July 1998 

Bali, Indonesia

Water and Land Development and Management for Sustainable use.

13-15 March 1995

Algiers, Algeria

Developing strategy for drought and flood control in the Afro-Asian Regional.

18-23 November 1991 

Bangkok, Thailand

Land and water management in Afro-Asian countries.

16-20 October 1989 

Tokyo, Japan

Planning and management of water for agricultural and rural development in humid and semi-arid areas.

9-16 March 1987 

Cairo, Egypt

Water management in arid and semi-arid areas.

25 Aug-5 Sep 1985 

Townsville, Australia

Planning and management of water for agriculture in the tropics.

9-14 January 1982 

Lagos, Nigeria

River basin development for food production.

23-28 October 1980 

New Delhi (India)

Management of water in irrigated systems including conjunctive use of surface and ground water and command area development.

4-9 December 1978 

Manila (Philippines)

Rice production in Afro-Asian countries.

7-16 September 1976 

Tashkent (USSR)

Socio-economic aspects of irrigation, drainage and flood control in the Afro-Asian countries.






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