Track 3-2-1: Grazing Pressure, Industrialisation, Land Use Change, Policies and Social Programmes

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:
Grazing Pressure, Industrialisation, Land Use Change, Policies and Social Programmes

Vegetation Dynamics in Relation to Land Use within the High Altitude Alpine Grasslands of Lesotho, Southern Africa

Nico Smit, University of the Free State, South Africa
G. Janse van Rensburg, University of the Free State, South Africa

Analysis of Livelihood Structure of Pastoralists in Banni Grassland in Kachchh District of Gujarat in India

B. L. Manjunatha, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
M. Shamasudheen, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
R. K. Bhatt, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
Devi Dayal, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India
Pratibha Tewari, Central Arid Zone Research Institute, India

Rangelands Management: A Foresight in Afghanistan

Yashpal Singh Saharawat, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, India
Abdul Rahman Manan, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Afghanistan
Hyatullah Esmati, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Afghanistan

Significance of Grasses in Establishment of Ecological Restoration in Mined out Degraded Land in Jharia Coalfield, Dhanbad

D. C. Jha, Bharat Coking Coal Limited, India
Rajkumar, Bharat Coking Coal Limited, India
Harish Pal, Bharat Coking Coal Limited, India
Mamta Rani, Bharat Coking Coal Limited, India

Dairy Intensification and Grassland Access for Livestock: A Comparative Study of India and Bangladesh

Braja Swain, International Livestock Research Institute, India
Dhiraj Singh, International Livestock Research Institute, India

Diversifying Agricultural Practices to Meet Fodder Requirements in the NW Himalayas through Improved Land Use Systems

Anurag Raizada, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India
Suresh Kumar, Indian Institute of Soil and Water Conservation, India