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Welcome to the Joint International Grassland & International Rangeland Kenya 2021 Virtual Congress.

The theme of the Congress is “Sustainable Use of Grassland and Rangeland Resources for Improved Livelihoods.”  The aim of the congress will be to promote the interchange of scientific and technical information on all aspects of grasslands and rangelands: including grassland and rangeland ecology; forage production and utilization; livestock production systems; wildlife, tourism and multi-facets of grassland and rangeland; drought management and climate change in rangelands; pastoralism, social, gender and policy issues and capacity building, extension and governance.  

The International Grassland and Rangeland Congress promotes interchange of information on all aspects of natural and cultivated grasslands and forage crops for the benefit of mankind, including sustained development, food production and the maintenance of biodiversity.

The aim of the International Rangeland Congress is to promote the interchange of scientific and technical information on all aspects of rangelands: research, planning, development, management, extension, education and training.

Joining the Virtual Congress

The Congress is scheduled for 25th – 29th October 2021.  

Registered delegates and presenters will start receiving unique links by email on 23rd October 2021, the links will be specific and unique to each delegate. The links will give the delegates access to the virtual platform.

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Keynote Speakers 

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DR. KATHERINE I. JOHNSEN
Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA)

DR. LIANA JANK – Embrapa Beef Cattle – Brazilian Enterprise for Agriculture Research

DR. BRANDON BESTELMEYER
USDA Agricultural Research Service

DR. JOHN CARADUS
Grasslanz Technology Ltd

DR. JIMMY SMITH
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

DR. JOHN WAITHAKA
Regional Chair of the IUCN-World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) for East and Southern Africa

DR. MARK HOWDEN
The Australian National University

DR. JONATHAN DAVIES
International Union for Conservation of Nature
 

MS. NAHID NAGHIZADEH
Centre for Sustainable Development and Environment (Cenesta)

 
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