Joining AGID

Would you like to become a member of AGID and read the Geoscience and Development journal? It provides members with geoscientific news from around the world and keeps them abreast of AGID activities and events.

Are you keen to encourage communication between all individuals, societies, agencies and corporations with an in interest in the application of the geosciences to international development?

Would you like to encourage and promote activities in geoscience fields related to the needs of developing countries?

If so, AGID is for you.

How to join AGID?

Any individual may become a member of AGID. At its peak AGID had over 2500 members in 120 countries and currently has around 500 members in 70 countries. To become a new member, renew your current membership or make a donation, simply complete the attached membership form. The following levels of membership are currently available:

  1. Annual
  2. Student
  3. Life
  4. Corporate/Institution
  5. Student Association
  6. Local Association

Annual membership dues

Annual membership dues are US$5 (or equivalent) for members in developing countries and US$20 (or equivalent) for members in developed countries. Institutional membership is also available. For full details of rates see the membership form on this website.

Methods of payment

Payment can be made by cheque, cash or by payment in kind. Unfortunately AGID does not have the facilities to accept credit card payment.

Please send the completed form and payment to the AGID officer designated for your country as detailed below:

Brazil members (Reals): Prof A Macedo, AGID, Rua do Lago 562, 05508-900, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Indian members (In Rs.): Dr S Limaye, Groundwater Institute, 2050 Sadashiv Peth, Vijayangar Colony, Pune 411030, India.

Pakistan members (Pk Rs.): Dr Viqar Husain, Dept of Geology. University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.

Bangladesh members (Taka): Ms Afia Akhtar, Geological Survey of Bangladesh, 153 Pioneer Road, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh.

Other developing countries (US$): Dr M Sullivan, 22 Elk Crossing Drive, The Woodlands, Texas, TX77381, USA.

European members (UK£): Ms F Fordyce, British Geological Survey, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, EH9 3LA, UK.

Canadian members (Can$): Dr S Barr, Dept. of Geology, Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B0P 1X0, Canada.

USA and rest of the world Members (US$): Dr M Sullivan, 22 Elk Crossing Drive, The Woodlands, Texas, TX77381, USA.

Application form

Please follow this link to download a pdf of the AGID application form.

BGS geoscientist assessing trials of crops planted using agricultural limes on acidic soils, Mkushi, Zambia. BGS © NERC