Track 3-1-2: Case Studies on Participatory Research and Development

The 23rd International Grassland Congress (Sustainable use of Grassland Resources for Forage Production, Biodiversity and Environmental Protection) took place in New Delhi, India from November 20 through November 24, 2015.
Proceedings Editors: M. M. Roy, D. R. Malaviya, V. K. Yadav, Tejveer Singh, R. P. Sah, D. Vijay, and A. Radhakrishna
Published by Range Management Society of India

23rd International Grassland Congress:
Case Studies on Participatory Research and Development

Farmer to Farmer Spread of Fodder Crops--An Analysis on Mango Orchards in South India

Nagaratna Biradar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
B. G. Shivakumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Vinod Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Effect of Fodder Demonstrations in Rainfed Multi-location Conditions of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Atar Singh, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India
U. S. Gautam, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India
S. K. Dubey, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India
A. K. Srivastav, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India
M. P. Singh, Janta College, India

Improvement of Grazing Lands for Better Livestock Production--A Case Study from Chitradurga District in India

K. Girdhar, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, India
A. V. Elangovan, National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, India
H. S. Shivaramu, University of Agricultural Sciences, India

Impact of Development Projects on Grazing Resources of Odisha

Binayak Dash, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, India
Bijoy Kumar Sahoo, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, India

Participatory Evaluation of Herbage Composition, Biomass Yield, and Management Practices of Natural Grazing Lands in Sidama Highlands of Southern Ethiopia

Yoseph Mekasha, International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia
Birhanu Biazen, International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia
Azage Tegegne, International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia
Tesfaye Shewage, International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia

Does Producing Forages Improve Livelihoods in Dry Areas? The Case of Afghanistan (On-going Research)

Roberto Tellaria, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Jordan
Serkan Ates, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Jordan
Srinivas Tavva, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Afghanistan
Hyatullah Esmati, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Afghanistan

Rejuvenation of Wild Ber (Zizyphus Species) through Budding at Farmer’s Field

Ravi Pratap Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Satendra Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Rajiv K. Agrawal, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
Sunil Kumar, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
M. M. Das, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India
J. B. Singh, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, India

Field Bund & Border as Alternative Land Use for Forage Production: A Case of Marginal Farmer in Bundelkhand Region of India

Raghunandan Prasad Dwivedi, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Inder Dev, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Ramesh Singh, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
K. B. Sridhar, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
R. K. Tewari, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
R. H. Rizvi, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
S. K. Dhyani, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Anand Kumar Singh, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Pinky Singh, Central Agroforestry Research Institute, India
Ruchi Srivastava, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, India

Mountain Pasture Management by Goat Farmers: Case of Kabylia Region

Mouhous, Université Mouloud Mammeri Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria
Kadi, Université Mouloud Mammeri Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria
Djellal, Université Ferhat ABBAS de Sétif, Algeria
Berchiche, Université Mouloud Mammeri Tizi-Ouzou, Algeria

Ensuring On-Farm Production and Utilization of Fodder Planting Materials: A Case of Hybrid Napier in Rural Uttar Pradesh

Shantanu Kumar Dubey, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India
Udham Singh Gautam, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India
Anand Kumar Singh, Krishi Vigyan Kendra, India
Atar Singh, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India
Ajit Srivastava, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India