International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage Commission Interationale des Irrigation et du Drainage

The strategic and organizational issues of the ICID are addressed by the Permanent Committee on Strategy and Organization (PCSO).

The Committee provides the platform to set the strategic directions for the Commission and deals with, among others, ways to expand the ICID fraternity, means to enhance the membership of the Commission, assist the National Committees to broad-base their activities, work on issues of various regions and specific associations with continents and countries, involvement of Young Professional's in the irrigation, drainage and flood management sector in general, and in the activities of the Commission in particular.

On the basis of demography, different hydrological and climatic conditions at hand, the committee is divided into four regional groups, which are responsible for each of their region’s activities and are coordinated by the respective Regional Working Group members. They are named after four major regions viz. Africa, America (North & South), Asia (including Oceania), and Europe:

PCSO also oversees the organizational issues related to the ICID Triennial Congresses.



The Committee shall be concerned with increasing the number of member countries and assisting the National Committees to become more active in their own countries to achieve the goals set for them from time to time. The Committee will also undertake issues related to strategic planning for ICID. The Committee will coordinate the activities of Vice Presidents in their areas.

Established : 1989

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Working Groups (Permanent Committee on Strategy and Organization)

Sl. No. Name Email Country Position
1 Dr. Mochammad Amron   mo************* Indonesia Chair
2 Dato’ Ir. Hj. Nor Hisham Bin Mohd Ghazali hi************* Malaysia Member
3 Eng. Rafat Nael AbdulGhani Al-Intaki ra************* Iraq Member
4 Prof. Choi, Jin-Yong ia************* South Korea Member
5 Prof. Dr. Tsugihiro WATANABE wa************* Japan Member
6 Mr. Aziz FERTAHI an************* Morocco Member
7 Mr. Ali Reza Salamat al************* Iran Member
8 Mr. Bruno Grawitz br************* France Member
9 Prof. Dr. Sylvester Mpandeli sy************* South Africa Member
10 Mr. Kushvinder Vohra kv************* India Member
11 Dr. Fuqiang Tian ti************* China Member
12 Dr. Vadim Sokolov va************* Uzbekistan Member
13 Dr. Watchara Suiadee wa************* Thailand Member
14 Mr. Muhandiramge Don Janaka Priyantha Wickramasooriya ja************* Sri Lanka Member
15 Er. A.B. Pandya se************* ICID Central Office Member Secretary

In addition to the below membership, FAO, World Bank, GWP, WWC representatives are Permanent Observers. Chairpersons of all Regional Working Groups and Working Groups/Committees under PCSO are Ex-Officio Members.


[Erstwhile Permanent Committee on Strategy Planning and Organizational Affairs (PCSPOA), renamed at 61st IEC Meeting, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 2010]


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