International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Commission internationale du génie rural (CIGR)
Comisión Internacional de Ingenieria Rural
Internationale Kommission für Agrartechnik
1930-08 Liège Belgium
Founded Aug 1930, Liège (Belgium), at 1st International Congress of Agricultural Engineering. Originally referred to in English as International Commission of Agricultural Engineering (CIGR). Current English title adopted, 1 Jan 2009. Statutes changed 2 Oct 1958, Brussels (Belgium); modified: 9 Mar 1964, Lausanne (Switzerland); 1969, Baden-Baden (Germany FR); 26 Sep 1974, Flevohof (Netherlands); 12 Jul 1979, East Lansing MI (USA); 7 Sep 1989, Dublin (Ireland); 1994, Milan (Italy) - effective 1 Jan 1995; 2000, Tsukuba (Japan) - effective 1 jan 2001. Present statutes adopted, 3 Sep 2008, Iguaçu (Brazil) - effective 1 Jan 2009.
Promote the art, science and technology of agricultural engineering; encourage and coordinate research; promote creation and activities of national and regional associations of agricultural engineers, technicians and architects; facilitate relations and exchange of research results and technology among specialists in the field; encourage education, training and mobility of young professionals; constitute a documentation source and assist in publishing information useful for members.
Events2022-12-05 | Kyoto, Japan – Quadrennial Congress
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