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This section includes a list of important events attended and agreed by President Prof. Dr. Ragab Ragab. Based on the decision taken by President Prof. Dr. Ragab, all ICID workbodies are requested to organize virtual events before the physical meeting in Morocco in November 2021. This invitation has encouraged workbody Chairs to organize/plan their virtual meetings before the physical meeting. In addition, President also expressed his desire to participate in workbody virtual meetings based on his availability to encourage members to take forward the mission and vision of ICID.


WEBINAR /  VIRTUAL MEETINGS REPRESENTED BY PRESIDENT

No. Activities Date Resource
25 Cairo Water Week 2022 on the theme, 'Water at the Heart of the Climate Action' 16-19 October 2022, Nile Ritz-Carlton Cairo, Cairo, Egypt  
24

Working Group on Land Drainage (WG-LDRG)

Chairman: Mr. Bernard Vincent

June 30, 2022 at  03:00 PM (IST)  
23 Keynote Address: Impact of Future Climate Change on Surface and Groundwater 
Resources: Examples From the UK. Webinar on "Impacts of Climate Change on Surface and Groundwater Resources"
23 June 2022, 11:00-12:30 (UK BST, GMT+1)  
22 The Second International Laayoune Forum on Biosaline Agriculture (LAFOBA2): Presentation on Salinity Management: Issues Related to Measurements, Modelling, Irrigation Systems, Land Preparation, Crops, Leaching and Crop Water Requirement 14-16 June 2022,  Laayoune Morocco | ONLINE  
21

Recording of the virtual presentation of President ICID - Prof. Dr. Ragab Ragab on the topic "Water & Food Production: The Current and Future Challenges and the Way Forward" at the Second International High-Level Conference on International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development" 2018-2028: Presentation

6-9 June 2022 at Dushanbe, Tajikistan.  
20 27th ICOLD Congress and 90th Annual Meeting, Marseille, France, The signing of the ICID-ICOLD Memorandum of Understanding; International Roundtable Discussion on Dams and Reservoirs: The Challenges of Tomorrow; and Closing session of the Symposium on “Sharing water: Multipurpose reservoirs and innovations”, 30 May 2022, 04:30 PM. 27 May - 3 June 2022.  
19

Working Group on Capacity Development, Training and Education (WG-CDTE)

Chairman: Dr. Mohamed Abd El Moneim Wahba

30 May 2022  at 01:30 hour (IST)  
18

Working Group on Irrigation and Drainage in The States Under Socio-Economic Transformation (WG-IDSST)

Chairman: Prof. Peter Kovalenko

26 May 2022 at 14:30 hour (IST)  
17

Working Group on Sustainable Development of Tidal Areas (WG-SDTA)

Chairman: Dr. Ruey Chy Kao

13 May 2022 at 13:30 hour (IST)  
16

WHIS Summit in Kumamoto - 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit, 23-24 April 2022, Kumamoto, Japan 2022.

Theme - Water for Sustainable Development –Best Practices and the Next Generation
Side Event: Conference on "World Heritage Irrigation Structures Summit"

Presentation ] [ Live video ] [ Declaration ]

11 April 2022, Sakuramachi, Chuo-ku, Kumamoto City, Kumamoto, Japan

 

Apr 23, 2022 - Apr 24, 2022

 

15

Working Group on Irrigation and Drainage in The States Under Socio-Economic Transformation (WG-IDSST), Chairman: Prof. Peter Kovalenko

21 April 2022 at 14:00 hour (IST)  
14 European Regional Working Group (ERWG)
Chair: Dr. (Mrs.) Irena G. Bondarik
20 April 2022 at 14:30 Hours (IST)  
13 Working Group on Capacity Development, Training and Education (WG-CDTE)
Chairman: Dr. Mohamed Abd El Moneim Wahba
18 April 2022 at 13:30 Hours (IST)  
12

Keynote Presentation: "International Conference on Hydropower and Dams Development for Water and Energy Security – Under changing climate",

Presentation ] [  Live Video ] [Technical presentations and full text of papers presented ]

7-9 April 2022, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - 249201 [Virtual Participation]
11

Working Group on Use of Non-Conventional Water Resources for Irrigation (WG-NCWRI)

Chairman: Dr. Wenyong Wu

04 April 2022 at 13:30 Hour (IST)  
10 Webinar on Precision Land Reclamation as a Tool of Precision Agriculture 16 March 2022, 15:30 - 17:30 Hours Indian Standard Time (IST)   
9 Tea Time Talk on the topic Sustainable Irrigation Development: A Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus Perspective Achieving More Crop Per Drop Per Joule Per Hectare Under Climate Change 15 March at 17:00 hrs (UK time)  
8 2nd Baghdad International Water Conference (2nd BIWC) 5-7 March 2022 at Baghdad, Iraq  
7 Committee On Congresses / Conferences (C-CONGR) 03 March 2022 at 12:30 Hour (IST)  
6 Asian Regional Working Group (ASRWG) 28 February 2022 at 13:30 hour (IST)  
5 Webinar on Integrated Water on  Resources Management in Large River Basins Based on Simulation Modeling and Optimization Methods 16 February 2022, 15:30 - 17:30 Hours (IST)  
4 Webinar on 'Updates and Advances to the FAO56 Crop Water Requirements Methods' 15 February 2022, 15:30 - 17:30 Hours  
3

Working Group on Modernization and Revitalization of Irrigation Schemes (WG-M&R)

Chairman: Mr. Ian William Makin

14 February 2022 at 14:00 hour (IST)   
2

African Regional Working Group (AFRWG), Chairman: Dr. Mohamed Abd El Moneim Wahba

10 February 2022 at 14:30 hour (IST)  
1

Working Group on Use of Non-Conventional Water Resources for Irrigation (WG-NCWRI)

Chairman: Dr. Wenyong Wu

09 February 2022 at 14:30 hour (IST)  
Participation / Activities in 2021
31

Cairo Water Week 2021. Theme: Water, Population and Global Changes: Challenges and Opportunities

24-28 October 2021 Link
30

McGill's International Symposium on Mitigating Agricultural Greenhouse Gases and Increasing Carbon Sequestration in a Circular Economy,

29 September 2021 Link
29

5th Arab Water Forum, Theme: Arab Water Security for Peace & Sustainable Development,

21-23 September 2021 Link
28

Video address: Science-Policy Dialogue on Water Reuse in the MENA Region organized as part of the 5th Arab Water Forum (AWF)

21-23 September 2021, UAE  
27

Video address: ICARDA-ICID-FAO Session on "Leveraging the untapped potential of food production under water scarcity and climate change in the Arab region" organized as part of the 5th Arab Water Forum (AWF)

21-23 September 2021, UAE  
26

Working Group on Water Food Energy Nexus (WG-WFE-N)

Chairman: Prof. Dr. Ragab Ragab, President, ICID

14 September 2021, 15:30 Hours (IST)

Minutes

25

Working Group on Sustainable On-Farm Irrigation System Development (WG-SON-FARM)

Chairman: Dr. A.K. Randev

 9 September 2021,  12:30 hours (IST) Minutes
24

Virtual Conference on AQUA≈360: Water for All-Emerging Issues and Innovations
(Member: UK Scientific Committee; Chair Keynote Lectures 4 &5)

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31st August 2021–2nd September 2021 University of Exeter, United Kingdom
23

Working Group on Managing Water Scarcity Under Conflicting Demands (WG-MWSCD)

Chairman: Mr. Franklin E. Dimick

25 August 2021 Minutes
 
22

Working Group on Modernization and Revitalization of Irrigation Schemes (WG-M&R)

Chairman: Mr. Ian William Makin

23 August 2021

Minutes

21 Video Speech of President Ragab Ragab at the Water Resources Forum of the 5th China Arab States Expo 18 August 2021 Video
20

Working Group on Climate Change and Agricultural Water Management (WG-CLIMATE)

Chairman: Prof. Ray-Shyan Wu

11 August 2021 Minutes
19

Webinar on Climate Smart Agricultural Water Management Best Practices, Policy Frame Work and Way Forward

06 August 2021 Video
18

Working Group on Use of Non-Conventional Water Resources for Irrigation (WG-NCWRI)

Chairman: Dr. Wenyong Wu

05 August 2021, Minutes
17

Working Group on Institutional ond Organizational Aspects of Irrigtion/ Drainage System Management (WG-IOA)

Chairman: Dr. A. Hafied A. Gany

Jul 23, 2021 Minutes
16

Asian Regional Working Group (ASRWG)

Chairman: Prof. Dr. Tsugihiro WATANABE

Jul 23, 2021 Minutes
15 ICID Webinar on Organization of Irrigation Automation System 22 July 2021 Video
14

Working Group on Sustainable Development of Tidal Areas (WG-SDTA)

Chairman: Dr. Ruey Chy Kao

20 July 2021 Minutes
13

ICID Webinar on Rainwater Harvesting vs Traditional Catchment Storage

15 July 202 Video
12

Growing with effective & efficient Irrigation – Accepting Modernization and Systematic Management

8 July 2021 Video
11

Committee on Congresses / Conferences (C-CONGR)

Chairman: Mr. Bryan Ward

6 July 2021

Minutes

10

Working Group on Irrigation Development and Management (WG-IDM)

Chairperson: Mrs. Mary Jean M. Gabriel

2 July 2021 Minutes
9

72nd Foundation Day Celebration: Webinar on Sustainability of Agricultural Water Management under Difficult Circumstances

24 June 2021 Video
8

ICID Webinar on 'Suitable Water, Crops and Land Management for Water Stressed Regions'

17 June 2021 Video
7

Working Group on Water Food Energy Nexus (WG-WFE-N)

Chairman: Prof. Dr. Ragab Ragab, President, ICID

3 June 2021 Minutes
6

Webinar on "Dividing the Waters: A History of Litigation in the Truckee River Basin"

28 May 2021 Video
5 Virtual participation: Global Food Systems Summit Dialogue on “Water – the game-changer for food systems”organized by UNWater 27 April 2021 Link
4

Water Food Energy Nexus: The Integrated Management for Efficient Use of Resources

April 2021 Video
3

Video address of Prof. Dr. Ragab Ragab at 1st Baghdad Water Conference (English)

13-14 March 2021 Video
2 Video address of Prof. Dr. Ragab Ragab at 1st Baghdad Water Conference (Arabic) 13-14 March 2021 Video
1 Welcome address by President ICID - Prof. Dr. Ragab Ragab January 2021 Video

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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