The National Organizing Committee of the Joint International Grasslands Congress and International Rangelands Congress invite abstracts for panels, papers and posters to be presented at this global conference, to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 25 to 30 October 2020.

The conference shall present a platform to share cutting edge science and practices in management of the planets’ grasslands and rangelands and offer the participants the opportunity to experience the best from the Eastern African savannas.

Congress Themes
The theme of the conference is Sustainable Use of Grassland/Rangeland Resources for Improved Livelihoods. Keynote addresses, oral papers and posters presented at the conference will be organized around seven sub-themes.

Sub-Theme 1: Rangeland/Grassland Ecology

Sub-Theme 2: Forage Production and Utilization

Sub-Theme 3: Livestock Production Systems

Sub-Theme 4: Wildlife, Tourism and Multi-Facets of Rangeland/Grassland

Sub-Theme 5: Drought Management and Climate Change in Rangelands/Grasslands

Sub-Theme 6: Pastoralism, Social, Gender and Policy Issues

Sub-Theme 7: Capacity, Institutions and Innovations for Sustainable Development in Rangelands/Grasslands

Submission Guidelines: General
Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and the selection criteria will include:
(i) Relevance to the congress theme and sessions;
(ii) Significance of information and enriching current state of knowledge;
(iii) Originality and novelty;
(iv) Structure and clarity;
(v) Scientific validity.

For more information view or download the Second Call for Panels, Papers and Posters.

To submit an abstract for a paper or poster or a proposal for a concurrent panel session, click here.

Deadline for submission of proposals for concurrent panels:  1 October 2019.

Deadline for submission of abstracts for posters or oral presentations:  15 November 2019.