Track 3-04: Social and Economic Adaptation to Changes in Grassland Resources and Markets

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:
Social and Cultural Dimensions of Grasslands:
Social and Economic Adaptation to Changes in Grassland Resources and Markets

Adaptation to Changing Institutional, Market and Bio-Physical Environments: The Case of China’s Grasslands

Colin G. Brown, The University of Queensland, Australia
Scott A. Waldron, The University of Queensland, Australia
John W. Longworth, The University of Queensland, Australia

Current Status of Stylosanthes Seed Production in Southern India

Nagaratna Biradar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Vinod Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
B. V. Rajanikant, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Entry Points to Improve Livestock Water Productivity in Selected Forage Based Livestock Systems

Amare Haileslassie, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, India
Katrien Descheemaeker, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Michael Blummel, International Livestock Research Institute, India
Peter Craufurd, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, India
Kebebe Ergano, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, India

Herder Mental Stocking Rate in the Rangeland Regions of Northern China

Yanting Yin, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Xiangyang Hou, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
David L. Michalk, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
Xiangjun Yun, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Yong Ding, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Xiliang Li, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Jizhou Ren, Lanzhou University, China

Dutch Dairies Reward Grazing

Anjo Elgersma

Degradation of Grassland Ecosystems in the Developing World: The Tragedy of Breaking Coupled Human-Natural Systems

Shikui Dong, Beijing Normal University, China
L. Wen, Beijing Normal University, China
Yuanyuan Li, Beijing Normal University, China
J. P. Lassoie, Cornell University