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The Renewed Announcement of the WASWAC 3rd IYFSWC
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In order to help the youth worldwide to play greater roles in the scientific research, technological development, and demonstration & popularization of soil and water conservation, encourage and support the young generation to undertake the historical responsibility entrusted by the times, and to achieve sustainable development in soil and water conservation, World Association of Soil and Water Conservation (WASWAC) will continue to organize the International Youth Forum on Soil and Water Conservation (IYFSWC) following the first two sessions, which were held successfullyin Nanchang, China in October 2015 andin Moscow, Russia in August 2018.

The third IYFSWC was aimed to be held at Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, during May 16-21, 2021, however, affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, international visits have been becoming difficult. Hence the forum was preliminary postponed to October 16-21, 2021, with the support from China Society of Soil and Water Conservation (CSSWC), Institute of Soil and Water Conservation of CAS and MWR (ISWC), Beijing Datum Technology Development Co., LTD., International Research and Training Center on Erosion and Sedimentation (IRTCES), Watershed Management Society of Iran, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Ministry of Agriculture-Jahad Agricultural Research, Education & Extension Organization (AREEO), and Iranian National Commission for UNESCO.

During the forum, the WASWAC will present the Outstanding Youth Paper Award (DATUM) 2021, which is set up by WASWAC especially for the outstanding young researchers under the age of 40 (born after Jan. 1, 1980). The winners will obtain the certificate issued by WASWAC and a $1000 (USD) honorarium. By the deadline - Jan 31, 2021, 51 confirmed applications with full papers have been received (details seehere), all of these manuscripts will soon move forward to the second phase of evaluation that will take about 2 months. The final result of awardees will be announced on the WASWAC website and website for the third IYFSWC.

As an important platform of academic progress presentation and to research ideas exchange, we sincerely invite worldwide scholars, students, and relevant enterprises engaged in the scientific research, technology development, management, teaching and training and engineering design of soil and water conservation, to participate in this forum to share your latest research or technology progress, with oral presentation or poster display either in virtual or onsite ways.


October 16-21, 2021, Faculty of Natural Resources and Marine Sciences, Noor, IRAN


Soil and Water Conservation under Changing Environments


Smart Soil and Water Conservation

Adaptive Soil and Water Conservation

Youth Role in Soil and Water Conservation

Climate Change and Soil and Water Conservation

Soil and Water Conservation in Developing Countries

Performance Evaluation of Soil and Water Conservation Projects

Impacts and Possible Solutions of COVID-19 Pandemic on Soil and Water Conservation Practices


Plenary Lectures by Keynote Speakers

Oral and Poster Sessions

Field Excursion

Cultural Programs During Welcome Reception

Post-conference Tours

Extra-program Special Workshops

Outstanding Youth Paper Award


Registration Opening                               July 15, 2020

Early Bird Submission                                                August 31, 2020

Outstanding Youth Paper Award Application Deadline   Jan 31, 2021 (has expired)

Abstract Submission Deadline                                  Extended to May 31, 2021


General Participant: 350 (student with valid certificate), 550 (regular) in EUR.

Discount for Early Bird: 50 EUR

Discount for WASWAC Member: 50 EUR

(Fee includes Domestic Transportation, Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, e-proceedings, Coffee Breaks and Welcome Reception)







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