OBJECTIVES

  • To serve as the South African National Committee of ICID, and to further the aims and objectives of ICID in South Africa.

  • To act as the liaison body for ICID activities in South Africa.

  • To be a body in South Africa concerned with irrigation, drainage and flood control, and to stimulate interest and advance knowledge of developments in these fields.

  • To act as the co-ordinating centre for individuals, organisations, institutions, other National Committees of ICID and other international organisations sharing common interests in the field of irrigation, drainage and flood control.

  • To liaise with local organisations regarding matters related to irrigation, drainage and flood control.

  • To promote South African and African participation in the activities of ICID, including participation in the activities of other bodies established or to be established by ICID.

  • To actively contribute to the stimulation and promotion of research and the development of technology in the fields of irrigation, drainage and flood control in South Africa.

  • To initiate and organise specialised and regional ICID conferences on subject matter related to irrigation, drainage and flood control, either independently or in association with other organisations.

  • To encourage the submission of papers for presentation at the ICID congresses, conferences, symposia and workshops.

  • To keep members informed on international activities in the fields of irrigation, drainage and flood control.

  • To exchange technical information with ICID and its member countries on irrigation, drainage and flood control.