International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage 2018 International Conference
12-Aug-2018 8:00 AM - 17-Aug-2018 5:30 PM
35 22 St E
SK S7K 0C8
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 0C8

Conference Theme:

Innovative and Sustainable Agri-water Management:

Adapting to a Variable and Changing Climate

Sub-theme I: Competing Water Demands

  • Socioeconomic value of irrigation
  • Irrigation and water resources management in transboundary basins
  • Water-Food-Energy nexus
  • Mechanisms and strategies for managing competing water demands

Sub-theme II: Resilient Agriculture - Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change

  • Climate change and its impact on agriculture, irrigation and drainage
  • Irrigation, drainage and flood control strategies for resilient economic development
  • Climate smart agriculture and innovative technologies for enhancing water use efficiency

Sub-theme III: Irrigation and Drainage in Perspective

  • Irrigation and water footprint
  • Water reuse and water quality management
  • Alternative strategies for irrigation infrastructure development
  • Drainage and floor control strategies for environmental benefits 
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