Track 3-01: Improving Livelihoods from Grasslands by Balancing Human Needs and the Environment

The 22rd International Grassland Congress (Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain Our Communities) took place in Sydney, Australia from September 15 through September 19, 2013.
Proceedings Editors: David L. Michalk, Geoffrey D. Millar, Warwick B. Badgery, and Kim M. Broadfoot
Publisher: New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, Kite St., Orange New South Wales, Australia

22nd International Grassland Congress Theme 3:
Grassland People, Rights, Policies, Practices and Processes:
Drivers of Change:
Grasslands to Enhance Human Welfare:
Improving Livelihoods from Grasslands by Balancing Human Needs and the Environment

Utilisation of Conserved Forage to Improve Livestock Production on Smallholder Farms in Asia and Africa

Marsetyo, Tadulako University, Indonesia
Muhammad Shoaib Tufail, Pakistan Dairy Development Company, Pakistan
Samuel Mbuku, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Kenya
Mupenzi Mutimura, Rwanda Agriculture Board, Rwanda
Xusheng Guo, Lanzhou University, China
John Piltz, Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute, Australia

Forages Improve Livelihoods of Smallholder Farmers with Beef Cattle in South Central Coastal Vietnam

Ba Xuan Nguyen, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam
Peter A. Lane, University of Tasmania, Australia
David Parsons, University of Tasmania, Australia
Huu Van Nguyen, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam
Phi Khanh Ho Le, Hue University of Agriculture and Forestry, Vietnam
Jeff P. Corfield, Corfield Consultants, Australia
Tri Tuan Duong, Research and Development Centre for Animal Husbandry, Vietnam

Grasslands in India: Problems and Perspectives for Sustaining Livestock and Rural Livelihood

Ajoy K. Roy, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Jai P. Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Improving Smallholder Livelihoods: Dairy Production in Tanzania

Edward Ulicky, Hai District Council, Tanzania
Jackson Magoma, Kalali and Nronga Dairy Cooperatives, Tanzania
Helen Usiri, Nronga Women Dairy Cooperative,Tanzania
Amanda Edward, Barbro Johansson Model Girls High School, Tanzania

Multiple Scale Impacts of Nomad Settlement on Social-Ecological Systems

Mingming Fan, Peking University, China
Wenjun Li, Peking University, China

Research on the Most Sustainable Livestock Carrying Capacity in Grassland Management

Li Yang, Inner Mongolia University, China
Suying Li, Inner Mongolia University of Technology, China

Factors Affecting Rangeland Utilization by Ranchers in the Golestan Rangelands, Iran

Reza Tamartash, University of Sari, Iran
Mohammadreza Tatian, University of Sari, Iran
Maedeh Yousefian, Islamic Azad University of Tehran, Iran
Fatemeh Montazeri, University of Sari, Iran
Hamid Mostafalou, Mazandaran University, Iran

A Case Study of Evaluation, Demonstration and Adoption of Improved Forages for a Cut-and-Carry System in Eritrea

Eskender Tesfay, National Agricultural Research Institute, Eritrea
Bruce Cook
Myles Parker, Department of Primary Industries, Australia

Grass-Based Health

Peter Ballerstedt, Barenbrug USA

The Grasscutter: An Untapped Resource of Africa’s Grasslands

E. K. Adu, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana
A. Asafu-Adjaye, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana
B. A. Hagan, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Ghana

Greenhouse Sheds for Increasing Livestock Bodyweight in Taipusi, Inner Mongolia

Yang Zheng, Gansu Agricultural University, China
Taro Takahashi, University of Tokyo, Japan
David R. Kemp, Charles Sturt University, Australia