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1st World Irrigation Forum (WIF1)

1st World Irrigation Forum (WIF1) will be held in 29 September - 3 October 2013 in Mardin, Turkey.

It will include policy makers, experts, research institutions, non-governmental organizations, private sector companies and farmers. The WIF is organized in cooperation with the host Turkish National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (TUCID) and in partnership with FAO, IWMI, GWP, ADB, IFPRI, UNESCO-IHE, AWC, ICRISAT, ICARDA and WB.


Minister of Forestry and Water Affairs

Dear precious colleagues,
I express my sincere thanks to all ICID member countries and represen- tatives for providing their supports for the 64th IEC Meeting and 1st World Irrigation Forum (WIF1) of ICID to be held in Turkey in 2013 in Mardin the “city of tolerance” being the witness of thousand year-old history.

President of ICID

Dear ICID Colleagues and Friends,
It is my great pleasure to warmly welcome you to attend the 64th IEC and 1st World Irrigation Forum (WIF1) of ICID in Mardin, Turkey in October 2013. Turkey is the country with long and rich history in the execution of irrigation and drainage works by developing many impressive water projects.

President of TUCID

Dear Friends,
I am pleased to announce that the 64th IEC Meeting and 1st World Irrigation Forum (WIF1) of ICID will be organized in 2013 in Mardin, which is a historical city hosted many civilizations. Mardin is located on a hillside overlooking the vast roasted upper Mesopotamian plains.

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