Malaysian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (MANCID) will be organizing its 21st MANCID Annual Conference (21st MANCO)  at TH Hotel & Convention Centre, Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia from 9 -11 October 2016.

The conference theme

“Modernizing Irrigation and Drainage for a new Green Revolution”

Sub Theme:

  1. Water Productivity : Revisiting the concepts in light of water, energy and food nexus.
  • Water saving. What is possible, what is not possible?
  • Water footprint of crops and derived crop products
  • Hydropower generation in irrigation systems: sharing water and benefits
  • Understanding water productivity, water and energy use efficiency
  • Water security for growth and development
  • Transferring water out of agriculture: emerging issues and challenges.
  1. State of knowledge of irrigation techniques and practicalities within given socio-economic settings.
  • Precision irrigation management
  • Water use in food value chains
  • Modelling and remote sensing for modernization and operation of irrigation schemes
  • Monitor and control systems for improved operation and maintenance of irrigation schemes

Improving surface irrigation under water scarcity