The triennial World Irrigation Forum (WIF) aims to bring together all the stakeholders involved in irrigation of multi-disciplines and all scales, including the policymakers, experts, research institutions, non-governmental organizations and farmers. It provide a platform for the world irrigation community and interested development professionals to find solutions to problems plaguing the irrigated agriculture, in time of depleting freshwater resources as a result of global warming and climate change.
The World Irrigation Forum stimulates and promotes multidisciplinary discussions towards sustainable solution to water management in agriculture through:
- Exchange of latest irrigation and drainage policies, practices, innovations and technologies;
- Exploring and formulating concrete inter-disciplinary proposals;
- Development of liaison/ collaboration among various national/ international institutions/ organizations/ private sector working for irrigated agriculture; and
- Advocacy for political commitments