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ICID e-Bulletin Your Weekly News Wrap 16 January 2023
  •   Tuesday, 2023-January-17
    ICID FORTHCOMING EVENTS

    10th International Micro Irrigation Conference, 25 - 27 January 2023 in Dakhla, Morocco. Theme: Micro Irrigation in the Era of Technology, Innovation, and Digital Transformation. Website: http://10imic.ma/

    25th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage & 74th IEC Meeting with Theme:- Tackling Water Scarcity in Agriculture, will be held during 1 - 8 November 2023, Visakhapatnam (Vizag), Andhra Pradesh, India. https://icid25congress.in/index.html

    26th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage, 01 - 06 October, 2026 - Marseille, France.

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

    Rainwater Harvesting Webinar Series on "Water efficiency, productivity and sustainability in the NENA regions (WEPS-NENA)". For more information please click the link: https://www.fao.org/in-action/water-efficiency-nena/webinars/rainwaterharvesting/en/

    International Conference on Water Management & Climate Change, organized by Water Resources Department, Government of Karnataka; Jan 24 - 25, 2023. https://walmievents2023.in/

    The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Call for interest for Consultants - Water, Rural Infrastructure and Energy (WRI/E), PMI - Rome


    INVITATION TO JOIN ICID MEMBERSHIP

    International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID), established in 1950 is the leading scientific, technical and professional international organization, which focuses on irrigation, drainage, and flood management. Click the link for more information:http://www.icid-ciid.org/icid_data_web/invitation.pdf

    Agriculture

    Countdown to Davos 2023: 120 countries consider agritech most strategically important in next decade 12 January 2023
    The documents, released January 12, 2023, are based on more than 12,000 responses to an Executive Opinion Survey conducted by the World Economic Forum in more than 120 economies. click here

    5 benefits of regenerative agriculture – and 5 ways to scale it 11 January 2023
    Regenerative agriculture is the way forward to decarbonise the food system and make farming resilient to climate shocks.click here

    Climate Change

    NASA says 2022 fifth warmest year on record, warming trend continues 12 January 2023
    The Arctic region continues to experience the strongest warming trends – close to four times the global average – according to GISS research presented at the 2022 annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, as well as a separate study. click here

    The UN calls for massive financial support for Pakistan - and other climate change stories you need to read this week 9 January 2023
    According to a new study, up to half of the world’s glaciers could disappear by the end of the century even if the most ambitious climate targets are met, CNN reports. click here

    Ozone layer recovery is on track, helping avoid global warming by 0.5°C 9 January 2023
    The ozone layer is on track to recover within four decades, with the global phaseout of ozone-depleting chemicals already benefitting efforts to mitigate climate change. click here

    Drought

    Heat and drought have ‘significant influence’ on food security and agricultural production, new review argues 12 January 2023
    Heat and drought are the utmost limiting abiotic factors which pose a major threat to food security and agricultural production. click here

    Extreme heat and drought to impact 90% of world population, says Oxford study 11 January 2023
    According to an Oxford study, an estimated 90 per cent of the world's population will be affected by compounded extreme heat and drought conditions. click here

    'Dangerous' Tunisian droughts threaten food security 11 January 2023
    As climate change has accelerated, bringing blistering heat across the Mediterranean region in recent summers, winter rains have repeatedly diminished in North Africa, causing problems for agriculture from Morocco to Tunisia. click here

    Floods

    California’s homeless battle floods and storms 14 January 2023
    Few are feeling the rage of California's unrelenting storms as much as the state's 170,000 homeless people. click here

    Joshimath: The trauma of living in India's sinking Himalayan town 10 January 2023
    Joshimath itself was born in precarious geological circumstances. The town, located on the middle slope of a hill, was built on the debris of a landslide triggered by an earthquake more than a century ago, and is located in a tremor-prone zone. click here

    Food Serurity

    Urgent action needed as acute malnutrition threatens the lives of millions of vulnerable children 12 January 2023
    United Nations agencies are calling for urgent action to protect the most vulnerable children in the 15 countries hardest hit by an unprecedented food and nutrition crisis. click here

    How Africa can help feed the world. What's needed for true food security 11 January 2023
    By 2050 Africa’s population is expected to nearly double. At the same time, the continent’s fragile biomes are disproportionately impacted by climate change. click here

    Why agricultural subsidies must be reformed to enable a regenerative food system 10 January 2023
    The allocation of agricultural subsidies does not currently incentivise nature-positive practices like regenerative agriculture. Therefore, it contributes to practices that lead to the destruction of ecosystems and species extinction. click here

    Irrigation

    New report shows alarming changes in the entire global water cycle 11 January 2023
    In 2022, a third La Niña year brought much rain to Australia and Southeast Asia and dry conditions to the other side of the Pacific. click here

    From protective coatings to stop water evaporating to farmer-driven eco-movements 10 January 2023
    Record temperatures have led to the worst drought in Europe in 500 years, while 36 million people face food insecurity in the Horn of Africa due to crop failure. click here

    Water Resources Management

    Earth dam keeps community alive despite severe, lengthy drought 14 January 2023
    According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), over two billion people live in water-stressed countries, which is expected to be exacerbated in some regions as result of climate change and population growth. click here

    The world’s top ten risks are all linked to water 12 January 2023
    This year the Cost-of-Living Crisis is deemed to have the most severe impact in the coming two years, whereas Failure to Mitigate Climate Change is ranked as the worst threat for the ten-year period. click here

    Trapped sediment in dams 'endangers' water supplies: UN 11 January 2023
    Thousands of the world's large dams are so clogged with sediment that they risk losing more than a quarter of their storage capacity by 2050, UN researchers said Wednesday, warning of the threat to water security. click here

    Upcoming Events

    XVIII World Water Congress on Theme "Water for All: Harmony between Humans and Nature", hosted by International Water Resources Associations (IWRA) and Ministry of the Water Resources of the People's Republic of China, at Beijing, China, 11 - 15 September, 2023. click here

    UN 2023 Water Conference - Yet, today, 40 per cent of the world’s people are affected by water scarcity; 80 per cent of wastewater is discharged untreated into the environment, and more than 90 per cent of disasters are water-related. click here

    Preparatory meeting for the United Nations Conference Preparatory meeting for the United Nations Conference on the Midterm Comprehensive Review of the Implementation of the Objectives of the International Decade for Action "Water for Sustainable Development", 2018–2028." click here

    40th International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), Vienna-Austria, 21 - 25th August 2023, Theme - Rivers Connecting Mountains & Coasts click here

    Publications

    State of the world's drinking water: This report, presents the data on the links between water, health and development and the status of drinking water, with actionable recommendations to accelerate access to safe drinking water. click here

    The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022: Groundwater Making the invisible visible click here

    Europe’s groundwater — a key resource under pressure
    ‘Groundwater: making the invisible visible is the World Water Day theme for 22 March 2022. In recognition of this, this briefing provides an overview of the state of groundwater in the EU. Groundwater stores almost one-third of total global freshwater resources and, in the EU, supplies 65% of drinking water and 25% of water for agricultural irrigation. click here

    FAO Publication: Sustainable management of freshwater resources for food security and nutrition in Small Island the Developing States click here

    FAO-UN WASAG STRATEGY for 2021-2024: The Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture Turning water scarcity into opportunities for sustainable agriculture, food security & nutrition click here

    Irrigation & Drainage in Republic of Uzbekistan History & Modern State: Towards the 70th anniversary of the International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage (ICID) click here
Call for Papers 25th ICID Congress, 01 - 08 Nov, 2023, Vishakhapatnam
  •   Tuesday, 2023-January-17


Call for papers
25th International Congress on Irrigation and Drainage of ICID
1-8 November 2023, Vishakhapatnam (Vizag), Andhra Pradesh, India


    The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) was established on 24 June 1950 at New Delhi, India. ICID is a leading scientific, technical, and professional international not-for-profit network of experts from the fields of irrigation, drainage, and flood management working together with the mission ‘Sustainable Agriculture Water Management’.


    ICID is a knowledge sharing platform dedicated to issues related to entire spectrum of agricultural water management practices ranging from rain-fed agriculture to supplemental irrigation, land drainage, deficit irrigation to full irrigation, etc. In addition, drainage of agricultural lands forms the core theme of our activities. Floods and drought; the two extremes of increasingly variable climate as a result of potential climate change, also form the focus of activities. For more details log on to https://icid-ciid.org

click here for details
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  •   Tuesday, 2022-December-06
15th THAICID NATIONAL E-SYMPOSIUM 2022
  •   Tuesday, 2022-May-03
ICID e-Bulletin 22 November 2021
  •   Monday, 2021-November-22


    ‘Smart farming’ can make North Carolina a leader in global fight against hunger
    19 November 2021
    The world’s population is predicted to increase by two billion by 2050, to nearly 10 billion people. click here

    These 45 countries have pledged over $4 billion to support sustainable agriculture, but is it enough?
    18 November 2021
    Around 25 percent of the world's total greenhouse gas emissions come from agriculture, and 45 countries have pledged to transition to sustainable farming. click here

    Chickpea gene collection a boon for world agriculture
    15 November 2021
    Comprehensive genetic library of chickpeas gives one the world’s oldest, and most commonly grown, cultivated crops a brighter future. click here



    Global climate change cooperation: Takeaways from COP26 for regulated entities
    19 November 2021
    Methane significantly contributes to ground-level ozone formation and warming, making it a prime target in climate change reduction efforts. click here

    Why women’s participation is essential to achieve global climate targets
    17 November 2021
    More than 125 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance - with women and children making up more than 75%. click here

    COP26: Everything to know about the climate change summit on 10 November
    10 November 2021
    The first draft of COP26 agreement asks countries to strengthen climate targets; the world is on track for a dangerous 2.4C of warming this century. click here



    UN sounds alarm on Somalia’s ‘rapidly worsening’ drought
    19 November 2021
    Somalia’s “rapidly worsening” drought has left more than two million people facing severe food and water shortages, the United Nations has warned. click here

    Drought modelling
    19 November 2021
    We have supported a project to develop an approach to assess the welfare impacts of drought in Sub-Saharan Africa. click here

    Crops are ‘imprinted’ by past droughts—which could help them prepare for future ones
    19 November 2021
    Poring over 20 years of crop yield data researchers discover an intriguing form of natural drought resilience that offers clues for climate adaptation and food security. click here



    UN-backed floating city built to withstand Category 5 hurricanes is headed to South Korea
    20 November 2021
    The project's designers envision a flood-proof city that produces its own food and water. click here

    British Columbia devastated by catastrophic floods
    18 Novemner 2021
    A state of emergency has been declared in British Columbia (BC) - Canada's western-most province - in the wake of the storm. click here

    Floods, sewage and crocodiles: the crisis of the Gambia’s sinking city
    15 November 2021
    To preserve Banjul beach, activists with Clean Earth Gambia started planting thousands of coconut trees in the sand, hoping the palms will defend the coastline against the encroaching sea. click here



    How COVID-19 crisis undermined MENA states’ food security progress
    20 November 2021
    MENA’s progress toward UN SDG of zero hunger has been set back by the pandemic, the study says. click here

    Food for thought: Why school meals are critical to global recovery
    19 November 2021
    The school closures put into the spotlight what an important safety net school meals are for many communities globally. click here

    To tackle instability and conflict, It's timeto elevate hunger as a national security priority
    15 November 2021
    According to the latest National Intelligence Estimate food insecurity, along with other issues in a handful of countries. click here



    Morocco to host 5th African regional conference on water management
    20 November 2021
    The event will explore sustainable water management in Africa amid mounting climate-change related challenges in the continent. click here

    What will it take to meet irrigation demand this year?
    20 November 2021
    The Boise reservoir system needs an estimated 73% of its average streamflow to meet 2022 irrigation demand. click here

    Hawaii’s water irrigation systems are priority infrastructure
    19 November 2021
    The aging agricultural facilities need to be maintained and upgraded to meet local food production goals. click here



    South Asia Hydromet Forum 2021
    18 November 2021
    The third annual South Asia Hydromet Forum (SAHF III) on November 15-18, 2021, will examine how pooling data, resources, and information can improve weather and climate services as the region adapts to climate change. click here

    ‘Portable Oasis’ extracts water from dry desert air
    17 November 2021
    An ultraporous humidity sponge could provide 300 gallons of fresh water a day. click here

    Global water security & sanitation partnership
    15 November 2021
    Today, about 2 billion people lack safely managed drinking water and 3.6 billion lack safely managed sanitation. click here
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