The Joint XXIV IGC and XI IRC congress will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, October 25 – 30, 2020.  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. For more information, click the attached flyer.

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.

Opportunity to sponsor congress activities

Both public and private organizations and individuals have an opportunity to sponsor the congress activities either in cash or in kind. By this, the organizations and individuals will have a chance to maximize their exposure while supporting a worthy cause in the development, management and conservation of global grassland and rangeland resources for a better planet. For details on how to become a sponsor, click the Sponsorship packages

Call for papers

The National Organizing Committee of the Joint International Grassland and  Rangeland Congress invites abstracts for panels, papers and posters to be presented at this global conference. For more information view or download  First Call for Panels, Papers and Posters