Track 20-1: Institutional Innovations for the Conservation of Grasslands/Rangelands Biodiversity

The XXI International Grassland Congress / VIII International Rangeland Congress took place in Hohhot, China from June 29 through July 5, 2008.
Proceedings edited by Organizing Committee of 2008 IGC/IRC Conference
Published by Guangdong People's Publishing House

XXI International Grassland Congress/
VIII International Rangeland Congress:
Institutional Innovations for the Conservation of Grasslands/Rangelands Biodiversity

Recent Initiatives in Biodiversity Conservation in Grazed Temperate Grasslands and Woodlands in Australia

Ian Lunt, Charles Sturt University, Australia
John Morgan, LaTrobe University, Australia
Louise Gilfedder, Department of Primary Industries and Water, Australia
Richard J. Williams, CSIRO, Australia
Simon Foster

Biodiversity of Plants and Animals in Grassland Systems: Approaches to Conservation and Restoration in England

S. Peel, Natural England, UK
S. P. Chaplin, Natural England, UK

Unlocking the Potential of Smallholder Livestock Production‐-Using Managed Forages as an Entry Point

W. W. Stür, International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Lao PDR
J. Connell, International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Lao PDR
P. Phengsavanh, International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Lao PDR
T. T. Khanh, International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Lao PDR

How to Cope with Global Change? On the Potential of Ecological‐Economic Modelling for Institutional Design

Karin Frank, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany
Birgit Müller, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research, Germany

Golden‐Cheeked Warbler Habitat Conservation in Central Texas

Urs P. Kreuter, Texas A&M University
William E. Fox, Texas A&M University

Promoting Rangeland Biodiversity Conservation and Utilization through Participatory Approaches in China

Keyu Bai, Bioversity International
Zongwen Zhang, Bioversity International

Too Many People, Too Many Animals for Too Little Grass-‐a Canadian Perspective

G. Luciuk, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
M. Boyle, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
G. Brown, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
B. Kirychuk, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada
B. Sonntag, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada

Promoting Sustainable Development in Pastoral Areas by Innovating Institutions of Economic Organizations

Jingping Hu, State Ethnic Affairs Commission, China

Community Perceptions Concerning Key Ecological Resources at Risk in Baringo District, Kenya

Mark Mutinda, Egerton University, Kenya
Abdillahi A. Aboud, Egerton University, Kenya