Track 3-5-1: Policies Affecting Pastoralism and Livestock Production

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:
Policies Affecting Pastoralism and Livestock Production

Pasture Establishment and Sustainability in Arid Region of Rajasthan, India: Prospects and Constraints

Surendra Singh Shekhawat, Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University
S. M. Kumawat, Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University
S. L. Godara, Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University

Livestock Policy: Progressive Globalization Currently Focused on Environmental Issue, Food Quality and Safety in the Past and New Human-Animal Relationship in the Future

Jean François Tourrand, CIRAD, France
Pierre Valarié, Centre national de la recherche scientifique, France
Mohamed Taher Srairi, IAV, Morocco
Fernando Coronato, CENPAT, Argentina
Adama Faye, ICT, Senegal
Mona Abd-El-Zaker Oman, ARC, Egypt
Peggy Strankmann, University of Calgary, Canada
Hermes Morales, IPA, Uruguay
Luming Ding, Lanzhou University, China
Liz Wedderburn, AgResearch, New Zealand
Paulo D. Waquil, UFRGS, Brazil
Laura G. Duarte, University of Brasilia, Brazil

Factors Influencing Current and Future Prospects for Intensive Dairy Production in Rwanda

Mupenzi Mutimura, Rwanda Agriculture Board, Rwanda
Cyprian Ebong, Rwanda Agriculture Board, Rwanda
Idupulapati M. Rao, Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Colombia
Ignatius V. Nsahlai, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Policy Perspective for Grassland Based Integrated Farming System: Innovation & Challenges in Indian Context

Kamal Kumar Datta, National Dairy Research Institute, India
Soumitra Chowdhury, National Dairy Research Institute, India
Madhu Mohini, National Dairy Research Institute, India

Mitigating Policy Measures to Increase Fodder Availabilty in Natural Calamities Situations

Om Singh, Indian Veterinarian Research Institute, India

Golla--The Semi Nomadic Pastoralists and Small Animal Bioconservationists of Odisha, India Produce Animal Proteins from Minimum to Maximum for Many

Balaram Sahu, Innovate Odisha Institute, India

The Significance of Nomadic Pastoralism for Sustaining Soil Fertility in Northern Karnataka, India

Athani B., Future Greens, India
Gopikrishna, Future Greens, India
N. Kuruba, Future Greens, India

Amritmahal: Need for Conserving the Living Pastoral Heritage of Karnataka

Jahnavi G. Pai, Foundation for Ecological Security, India
Manohar Patel, Foundation for Ecological Security, India
Vinay K. Sreeniva, Foundation for Ecological Security, India

Traditional Conservation of Buffalo Breed by Pastoralists through Maintaining of Grassland Ecosystem, Banni-Kachchh, Gujarat-India

P. N. Joshi, Sahjeevan, India
Ramesh Bhatti, Sahjeevan, India
Sabyasachi Das, Sahjeevan, India