Theme 6: Pastoralism--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:
Pastoralism--Oral Sessions

Revitalizing Pastoral Calendars: Snowcover, Seasonal Migration, and Pastoral Decisions from Alai Valley of Kyrgyzstan

Daler Kaziev, Cornell University

Socially Differentiation in (Agro)Pastoral Climate Change Adaptation: Intersectional Perspectives on Socio-Technical Change in Kenya and Burkina Faso

Todd Crane
Lisa Nebié
Teresiah Ng’ang’a

Women’s Empowerment for Demographic Issues and Conflicts in African Pastoralist Societies

M. R. Cevallos, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
P. Manzano, University of Helsinki, Finland

Knowledge about and Knowledge with: Contributions from Feminist Research to Knowledge Co-Production for Pastoral Systems

F. Ravera, University of Girona, Spain
María Fernández-Giménez, Colorado State University
E. Oteros-Rozas, Universitat de Vic, Spain

The State of Grasslands across Inner Mongolia and Mongolia

Guodong Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
David R. Kemp, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Bulgamaa Densambuu, Green Gold Animal Health Project SDC, Mongolia
Zhiguo Li, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Cuiping Gao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Zhongwu Wang, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Zhiqiang Qu, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Mengli Zhao, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
G. Udval, Research Institute for Animal Husbandry, Mongolia
Qian Wu, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Naya, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Linxi Hu, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China

Herders’ Attitude and Decision Making in Stocking Rates and Implication for Grassland Management in China

Ping Li, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Rong Zhi, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Jeff Bennett, Australian National University, Australia
Kejian Lin, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Ke Jin, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

Implications of Herder Attitudes for Stocking Rates in China and Mongolia

Yanting Yin, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Ping Li, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
David R. Kemp, Charles Sturt University, Australia

Management Changes and Strategies to Improve the Environmental Services from Grasslands in Northern China and Mongolia

David R. Kemp, Charles Sturt University, Australia
J. Addison, James Cook University, Australia
K. Behrendt, Harper Adams University, UK
G. Udval, Research Institute for Animal Husbandry, Mongolia
D. Lkhagvaa, Mongolian University of Life Sciences, Mongolia
Guodong Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Zhiguo Li, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
P. Li, Institute of Grassland Research, China

Modelling the Long-Term Impact on Herder Incomes and Environmental Services in an Uncertain World

K. Behrendt, Charles Sturt University, Australia
David R. Kemp, Charles Sturt University, Australia
G. Udval, Research Institute for Animal Husbandry, Mongolia
G. Jargalsaihan, Research Institute for Animal Husbandry, Mongolia
Guodong Han, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
Zhiguo Li, Inner Mongolia Agricultural University, China
P. Li, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
D. Lkhagvaa, Mongolian University of Life Sciences, Mongolia

Interplays between Policy and Practice on Rangelands in Kazakhstan since the 1990s

C. Kerven, University College London, UK

User-Based Pasture Management in Kyrgyzstan: Achievements, Challenges, and Trends

Andrei Dörre, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Ulan Kasymov, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Obstacles to the Revival of Mobile Grazing Systems in Kazakhstan

S. Robinson, Justus Liebig University, Germany
J. Bozayeva, Food and Agriculture Organization
N. Mukhamedova, Justus Liebig University, Germany
N. Djanibekov, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies, Germany
D. Oshakbayev
M. Petrick

International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP) History, Process, Priority Themes and Way Forward

James T. O’Rourke
Maryam Niamir-Fuller, International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists
Barbara Hutchinson, University of Arizona

Changing Perceptions of Rangelands and Pastoralists through Multistakeholder Action before and during the IYRP

A. Waters-Bayer, Agrecol Association

Priority Areas for Action and Research on Pastoralism and Rangelands in Eastern Africa

M. O. Odhiambo, People, Land and Rural Development, Kenya

Rangelands and Pastoralism in Central Asia and Mongolia: Challenges and Perspectives

T. Ulambayar, Saruul Khuduu Environmental Research and Consulting, Mongolia

Priority Themes and Issues for the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists

Maryam Niamir-Fuller, International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists
James T. O’Rourke
Barbara Hutchinson, University of Arizona

Challenges of Pastoralism and Rangelands in Europe

P. Manzano, University of Helsinki, Finland

Rangelands and Pastoralism of the Middle-East and North Africa, from Reality to Dream

N. Naghizadeh, Centre for Sustainable Development and Environment, Iran
Hossein Badripour, Forest, Rangeland and Watershed Management Organization, Iran
Mounir Louhaichi, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas
M. Gamoun, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas
Maryam Niamir-Fuller, International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists

Action Plan for the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP): The Case for the United States, Canada, and Mexico

Barry Irving, University of Alberta, Canada
Larry Howery, University of Arizona
Jürgen Hoth, Fundación Biósfera del Anáhuac, Mexico
Jess Peterson, Society for Range Management

Pastoral Traditional Ecological Knowledge Dynamicity: A Global Review

A. Sharifian Bahraman, Gorgan University of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Iran
Á. Fernández-Llamazares, University of Helsinki, Finland
H. Wario, Center for Research and Development in Drylands, Kenya
Z. Molnár, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
M. Cabeza, University of Helsinki, Finland

Towards a Holistic Understanding of Pastoralism

M. Cabeza, University of Helsinki, Finland
P. Manzano, University of Helsinki, Finland
D. Burgas, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
L. Cadahía, University of Oslo, Norway
J. Eronen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Á. Fernández-Llamazares, University of Helsinki, Finland
S. Bencherif, University of Djelfa, Algeria
Ø. Holand, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
M. Fortelius, University of Helsinki, Finland
O. Seitsonen, University of Oulu, Finland
María E. Fernández-Giménez, Colorado State University
K. A. Galvin, Colorado State University
N. Chr. Stenseth, University of Oslo, Norway

Transdisciplinary Research in Practice: Lessons from Participatory, Folklore and Community-Supported Approaches in the Greater American West

H. Wilmer, U.S. Department of Agriculture
L. Carr Childers, Colorado State University
L. M. Porensky, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Valuing the Expertise of Mobile Herders in Arid South Africa--A Photographic Essay

C. F. Cupido, Agricultural Research Council, South Africa
W. Ellis, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
M. I. Samuels, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Exploring Institutional Complementarity and Social Thresholds of Mobility in Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems in Mongolia

Ulan Kasymov, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
I. Ring, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Shift in Management Strategy of Yak Herding in the South of Mustang District, Nepal, Himalaya

H. Anzai, University of Miyazaki, Japan
M. K. Shah, Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Nepal
Hajime Kumagai, Kyoto University, Japan

Sustainable Management of Grassland in a Changing Social-Ecological System: A Case Study in China

Ping Li, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Rong Zhi, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China

The Role of Women in Rural Livestock: Which Women? Which Livestock?

Gabriela Litre, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Daniela Nogueira, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Alessandra Matte, Technological Federal University of Pa-rana, Brazil
Virginia Courdin, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay

Climate Change Policy Narratives and Pastoralist Predicaments in the Horn of Africa: Insights from Ethiopia and Kenya

T. Campbell, Maynooth University, Ireland

Feed Markets in the Late Dry Season across Agro-Ecological Zones in Burkina Faso

A. Ayantunde, International Livestock Research Institute, Burkina Faso
E. Doamba, International Livestock Research Institute, Burkina Faso
M. Hebie, International Livestock Research Institute, Burkina Faso
D. Sogoba, International Livestock Research Institute, Burkina Faso
R. Same, International Livestock Research Institute, Burkina Faso
M. Blummel, International Livestock Research Institute, Ethiopia

Large Scale Land Investments and Food Security in Agro-Pastoral Areas of Ethiopia

Adugna Eneyew Bekele, Jimma University, Ethiopia
Liesbeth Dries, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Wim Heijman, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Dusan Drabik, Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands

The Impacts of the Eco-Environmental Policy on Grassland Degradation and Livestock Production: An Empirical Analysis Based on the Simultaneous Equation Model

M. Liu, Lanzhou University, China
J. J. Tang, Renmin University, China
S. Min, Peking University, China
J. K. Huang, Peking University, China