International Commission on Irrigation & Drainage Commission Interationale des Irrigation et du Drainage


Irrigation and Drainage is the official journal of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID). The objectives of the ICID are to advance the science and art of irrigation, drainage and flood management. Irrigation and Drainage is a prestigious peer-reviewed publication and enables ICID to accomplish its objectives of publishing original papers on scientific, engineering and socio-economic issues associated with irrigation, drainage and flood management in a clear, concise and uniform style that is easily understood by an international audience. ICID has more than sixty years of experience in the promotion and transfer of water and land management technology and related issues.

Irrigation and Drainage play an important role as the world struggles to meet the food demands of a rapidly growing population and problems with floods and droughts are increasingly encountered. It is a publication that directly addresses the management of water resources for agriculture and flood management. The potential impact of the Journal on the transfer of technology is large as is its potential for continued success. Formerly, it used to be published as ICID Bulletin since 1952. Its title has since been changed to ICID Journal since 1995. ICID Journal was presented in two issues upto 1998. ICID has brought out 3 issues in 1999. In 2000 the ICID Journal became a quarterly publication. Since March 2001 the Journal has been renamed as "IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE - Managing Water for Sustainable Agriculture - The Journal of the International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage" and is published by Wiley-Blackwell under the full editorial responsibility of ICID. Since 2005 the Journal has been published in five issues per year. In addition, Special Issues are being published. The Journal is listed in the ISI citation index. The 2020 impact factor was 1.328, with a five-year impact factor of 1.435. The online version of the Journal is available at: The website contains all relevant information with respect to Irrigation and Drainage, including authors' instructions.

  • To ensure with the (Joint) Editor (s) that the Journal is published in accordance with editorial policies ;
  • To select and recommend to IEC, through PCTA, the appointment of (Joint) Editor (s) and Associate Editors and Members;
  • To review and update editorial policies

Established : 1994
Sl. No. Name Email Country Position
1 Dr. Li Jiusheng ji************* China Chair
2 Dr. Brent Paterson br************* Canada Member
3 Dr. Dia El Din Ahmed El Quosy lm************* Egypt Member
4 Dr. Keigo NODA an************* Japan Member
5 Dr. (Ing.) Klaus Röttcher - Direct Member k.************* Germany Member
6 Mr. Larry D. Stephens st************* USA Member
7 Prof. Luis A. Garcia, PhD Lu************* USA Member
8 Dr. Marcel Kuper Ma************* France Member
9 Dr. Mohammad Javad Monem mo************* Iran Member
10 Prof. Ir. Dr. Mohd. Amin bin Soom am************* Malaysia Member
11 Dr. Muhammad Latif dr************* Pakistan Member
12 Mr. Simon Howarth si************* United Kingdom Member
13 Dr. Vijay Labhsetwar vi************* India Member
14 Dr. Wenyong Wu we************* China Member
15 Prof. Yih Chi Tan yc************* Chinese Taipei Committee Member
16 Dr. Graziano Ghinassi gr************* Italy Joint Editor
17 Mr. Kristoph Dietrich Kinzil kk************* USA Joint Editor
18 Prof. Anna Dalla Marta an************* Italy Associate Editor
19 Dr. Bryan P. Thoreson br************* USA Associate Editor
20 Prof. Choi, Jin-Yong ia************* South Korea Associate Editor
21 Prof. Daniele de Wrachien Da************* Italy Associate Editor
22 Dr. Laszlo G. Hayde l.************* Hungary Associate Editor
23 Dr. Mohammad Mohsin Hafeez m.************* Pakistan Associate Editor
24 Dr. Nick C. Van de Giesten n.************* Netherlands Associate Editor
25 Dr. Poolad Karimi p.************* Iran Associate Editor
26 Prof. Rameshwar S Kanwar rs************* USA Associate Editor
27 Prof. Dr. Ray Shyan Wu ra************* Chinese Taipei Committee Associate Editor
28 Prof. Saleh Taghvaeian Sa************* USA Associate Editor
29 Dr. Severine Tomas se************* France Associate Editor
30 Dr. Takanori NAGANO na************* Japan Associate Editor
31 Prof. Waldo Ojeda-Bustamante w.************* Mexico Associate Editor
32 Dr. Wang Zhen wa************* China Associate Editor
33 Prof. Em. dr. ir. Bart Schultz sc************* Netherlands Editor Emeritus
34 Er. Balasaheb Anantrao Chivate ba************* ICID Central Office Director (Technical)


Chairman, Dr. Li Jiusheng


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