Dakhla / ANAFIDE: Conference on Micro-irrigation

The event will be organized by the National Association of Land Improvement, Irrigation, Drainage and Environment (ANAFIDE), in partnership with the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) and with the Ministry of Agriculture, Maritime Fishing, Rural Development and Water and Forests, and in collaboration with the CCME (Council of the Moroccan Community Abroad)

Morocco was chosen to host this event, and this, “following the request made by the Moroccan committee to ICID during the work of the 3rd World Congress of Irrigation held in Bali in Indonesia from 01 to 07 September 2019,” says the source. Moreover, this event is a first in North Africa, since the first edition held in Israel in 1971, the 9th edition was held in India in 2019.

This international event, scientific and technical represents an ideal opportunity to bring together a large number of experts, specialists and decision makers, from all walks of life, around “technological developments and digitalization in the field of economy and water development” for a “sustainable development and better resilience to climate change,” says the statement. It will focus on several areas such as public policies and promotion of micro-irrigation, non-conventional water resources, challenges and opportunities of digital transformation for the management of micro-irrigation, among other topics.

Many countries from five continents have confirmed their participation in this 10th edition, including South Africa, Nigeria, Niger, Senegal, Egypt, Mauritania, England, France, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Lithuania, Australia, the United States, India, Japan and many others.

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