These efforts will go a long way in supporting green economy and the decisions taken by the world leaders just last week in Rio+20 to achieve the Future we want, he added.
The Council also took a number of far reaching decisions to streamline its working to make the efforts of ICID more inclusive, multi-disciplinary, and make the green revolution a reality for all those countries that missed the bus in the first round. The Council decided to review the construct of its technical working groups in order to draw make them more effective and productive.
The Council elected Mr. Laurie Tollefson from Canada, Dr. H.seyin G.NDO.DU from Turkey and Mr. Fran.ois Brelle from France as the three new Vice-presidents of the Commission. They join the six other vice-presidents elected during the last two years representing UK, Pakistan, Thailand, Korea, Mali and South Africa. The Council welcomed the National Committees of Chad and Morocco as active members of ICID.
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage is a Technical and Voluntary not-for- profit, non-Government International Organization with a network of 110 countries.