Track 01-1: Grasslands/Rangelands Resources and Ecology

The 21st International Grassland Congress / 8th International Rangeland Congress took place in Hohhot, China from June 29 through July 5, 2008.
Edited by Organizing Committee of 2008 IGC/IRC Conference
Published by Guangdong People's Publishing House

21st International Grassland Congress/
8th International Rangeland Congress:
Grasslands/Rangelands Resources and Ecology

21st International Grassland Congress / 8th International Rangeland Congress: Foreward and Acknowledgement

Organizing Committee of 2008 IGC/IRC Conference

Building Bridges: Grasslands to Rangelands

James T. O'Rourke, Chadron State College
Gavin Sheath, AgResearch, New Zealand
Vivien G. Allen, Texas Tech University

Overview of Grassland and Its Development in China

Jiawen Liu, Ministry of Agriculture, China
Yingjun Zhang, China Agricultural University, China
Yongjun Li, Ministry of Agriculture, China
Deli Wang, Northeast Normal University, China
Guodong Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Fujiang Hou, Lanzhou University, China

Sustainability and Optimization of Rangeland Uses: Issues of Perspective and Scale

T. L. Thurow, University of Wyoming

Livestock Production and Poverty Alleviation--Challenges and Opportunities in Arid and Semi‐Arid Tropical Rangeland Based Systems

C. Seré, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
A. Ayantunde, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
A. Duncan, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
A. Freeman, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
M. Herrero, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
Shirley A. Tarawali, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
I. Wright, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya

Public Demands on Intensive Grassland Systems and Agri-Environmental Policies of OECD Members

Alain Peeters, RHEA Research Centre, Belgium