Theme 3: Livestock--Oral Sessions

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The XXIV International Grassland Congress / XI International Rangeland Congress (Sustainable Use of Grassland and Rangeland Resources for Improved Livelihoods) takes place virtually from October 25 through October 29, 2021.
Proceedings edited by the National Organizing Committee of 2021 IGC/IRC Congress
Published by the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization

XXIV International Grassland Congress /
XI International Rangeland Congress:
Livestock--Oral Sessions

The Importance of Campos Ecosystem as a World Food Producer and as a Provider of Ecosystem Services

Walter Ayala, INIA, Uruguay
D. Bendersky, INTA, Argentina
J. Paruelo, INIA, Uruguay
P. Rovira, INIA, Uruguay

Conservation and Utilization of Grassland Resources for Sustainable Livestock Production in Different Agro-Climatic Zones of India

Om Singh, Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperation and Farmers' Welfare, India

Use of Remote Sensing to Guide the Assessment of Temperate Grassland Degradation in the Territory

M. Martinez

On the Move – Do Domestic and Wild Ungulate Species Distributions Overlap in the Mongolian Gobi?

L. M. Michler, University of Hohenheim, Germany
P. Kaczensky, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway
O. Ganbaatar, Protected Area Administration, Mongolia
A. C. Treydte, University of Hohenheim, Germany

A Systematic Review of Ecological and Production Outcomes under Rest-Grazing Systems

S. E. McDonald, Department of Primary Industries, Australia
R. Lawrence, University of New England, Australia
R. Rader, University of New England, Australia

Restoring Value to Grassland Initiative: To Maintain the Environmental and Economic Value of Grasslands and to Promote Their Social and Cultural Functions

Liz Wedderburn, AgResearch, New Zealand
Alexandre Ickowicz, CIRAD, France
Rogerio M. Mauricio, Universidade Federal de São João, Brazil
M. Quiroga Mendiola, INTA, Argentina
M. Blanchard, CIRAD, France
Le Thi Thanh Huyen, NIAS, Vietnam
B. Hubert, CIRAD, France
J. Lasseur, CIRAD, France
V. Blanfort, CIRAD, France
J.-P. Müller, CIRAD, France

Revisiting the Reciprocity of Human-Ecological Systems: Integrating Extensive Agriculture and Transhumant Pastoralism in the Northern States of India

Aayushi Malhotra, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India
Sailaja Nandigama, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India

Short-Term High-Performance Pastures in Temperate Eastern Australia

Rob Eccles, RJ Eccles Agronomy & Agribusiness Services, Australia

Analysis of Actors and Activities at Dagoretti Livestock Market in Nairobi City, Kenya

Walter Magero Wafula, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Oliver Vivian Wasonga, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Management Strategies for Enhanced Beef Production on Suckler Cow Farms

Lief J. Asheim, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Norway
L. Aass, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
B. Åby, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

Progardes® Desmanthus: Good for Beef, Good for the Environment

Christopher Gardiner, James Cook University, Australia
F. Mwangi, James Cook University, Australia
E. Charmley, CSIRO, Australia
T. Hall
B. Suybeng, James Cook University, Australia
G. Walker, James Cook University, Australia

Assessing the Potential of Diverse Forage Mixtures to Reduce Enteric CH4 Emissions

C. Loza, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
S. Verma, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
S. Wolffram, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
A. Susenbeth, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
R. Blank, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
Friedhelm Taube, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
Ralf Loges, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
M. Hasler, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany
C. S. Malisch, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Germany

What Are the Main Limits to Smallholder Livestock Production in the Tropics – According to Farmers?

A. J. Duncan, International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia

Ewe Daily-Weight Gain Grazing Leucaena leucocephala-Megathyrsus maximus CV Mombasa Silvopastoral System and Tropical Native Unimproved Range

L. K. Trejo-Arista, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico
Enrique Cortés-Díaz, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico
P. A. Martínez-Hernández, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico
J. A. Cadena-Meneses, Universidad Autónoma Chapingo, Mexico

Simulation of Alternative Plans for Community Based Goat Breeding Program in Arid, Semi-Arid and Mixed Production Systems in Ethiopia

T. Jembere, Bako Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopia
Barbara Rischkowsky, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Ethiopia
T. Dessie, International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia
K. Kebede, Haramaya University, Ethiopia
A. Okeyo Mwai, International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya
T. Mirkena, Hawassa University, Ethiopia
A. Haile, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas, Ethiopia

Involving Stakeholders in Crop-Livestock Systems Analysis: Innovation Platforms in Burkina Faso and Niger, West Africa

V. Bado, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Niger
Andre van Rooyen, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Zimbabwe
C. Umutoni, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Niger
A. Whitbread, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Tanzania

Food Security in Crop, Livestock and Mixed Farming Systems in Mali

C. Reiber, University of Hohenheim, Germany
A. Carbajal, University of Hohenheim, Germany
S. Traoré, University of Hohenheim, Germany
R. Birner, University of Hohenheim, Germany
M. Chagunda, University of Hohenheim, Germany

Where Is the Livestock Future – Plate- or Land-Based? The Potential of Knowledge-Based, Holistic Grazing Concepts for Altering Grazing Livestock Systems

Juliane Horn, University of Göttingen, Germany
Johannes Isselstein, University of Göttingen, Germany

Why We Need a Ruminant Revolution: Combating Malnutrition and Metabolic Illnesses to Enable Sustainable Development

Peter J. Ballerstedt, Barenbrug USA
David B. Hannaway, Oregon State University
T. D. Noakes, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa