Theme 7: Capacity--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:
Capacity--Oral Sessions

Engaged Research Can Advance Knowledge AND Promote Positive Change among the Rural Poor

D. L. Coppock, Utah State University

Land Use Planning for Resilient Pastoral Rangelands: Greater Serengeti Mara Ecosystem

Y. M. Said, University of Nairobi, Kenya
B. J. Graae, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
M. Nielsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
H. P. Hartstean, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Producing Useful Knowledge for Sustainable Development

K. A. Galvin, Colorado State University

Co-Produced Research Supports Pastoralists to Pursue Transformative Social and Ecological Change in Rangelands

R. S. Reid, Colorado State University
K-A. S. Kassam, Cornell University
T. Pickering, Colorado State University
A. Yasin, Samburu Youth Education Fund, Kenya
Chantsallkham Jamsranjav, Colorado State University
Khishigbayar Jamiyansharav, Colorado State University
Tungalag Ulambayar, Zoological Society of London, UK
Corrine N. Knapp, University of Wyoming

Whose Knowledge Counts?: Irrigation Development in Turkana, Kenya (1963-2019)

G. L. Akall, United Nations Environment Programme

Wildlife Conservation and the Role of the Indigenous Communities Living around Conservation Areas

N. Parmisa, Government of Kenya, Kenya
K. A. Galvin, Colorado State University

Mongolian Herders’ Evaluation of Rangeland Ecosystems Services, Values, and Changes over the Past Decade

T. Ulambayar, Saruul Khuduu Environmental Research and Consulting, Mongolia
B. Yunden, The Nature Conservancy, Mongolia
N. Davaasuren, Saruul Khuduu Environmental Research and Consulting, Mongolia
S. Balt, The National University, Mongolia
D. Davaajav, Khovd State University, Mongolia
B. Zambuu, Khovd State University, Mongolia

Conceptualizing Pastoral Development Based on Carbon Sequestration: The Case of Yabelo District in the Southern Ethiopian Rangelands

D. L. Coppock, Utah State University

Re-Envisioning Global Rangeland Stewardship: An Ecosystem Services Assessment Framework

David D. Briske, Texas A&M University

Long-Term Socio-Ecological Research in the Biosphere Reserve in Mapimi, Mexico: A Multidimensional Participatory Observatory of Rangeland/Pastoral Systems

V. M. Reyes Gómez, Instituto de Ecología, A.C., Mexico
Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Mexico
N. Martínez Tagüeña, Consorcio de Investigación para las Zonas Áridas, Mexico
I. Espejel Carvajal, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico
S. Lucatello, Instituto Mora, Mexico
M. A. Bowker, Northern Arizona University
C. L. Lauterio Martínez, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Mexico

A Network of Transdisciplinary Observation Mechanisms as a Digital Source of Knowledge on Rangeland, to Communicate and Exchange at Local, Regional and Global Scales

Alessandro Rizzo, ESPACE-DEV, France
El Hassane El Mahdad, Université Ibn Zohr, Morocco
Abdelfettah Sifeddine, LOCEAN, France
S. Lucatello, Instituto Mora, Mexico
Lhoussaine Bouchaou, Université Ibn Zohr, Morocco
Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Mexico

Participatory Management of Rangeland Hydrology – A New Socio-Ecological Technology to Effectively Adapt to and Mitigate Climate Change: Case from Morocco

Lhoussaine Bouchaou, Ibn Zohr University, Morocco
El Hassane El Mahdad, Ibn Zohr University, Morocco
El Hassan Beraaouz, Ibn Zohr University, Morocco
Abdelfettah Sifeddine, LOCEAN, France
Alessandro Rizzo, ESPACE-DEV, France
Mohamed Hssaisoune, Ibn Zohr University, Morocco
Hanane Reddad, Sultan My Slimane University, Morocco
Abdelghani Chehbouni, Mohamed VI Polytechnic University, Morocco
Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Mexico

Participatory Observatories to Connect Multifunctional Landscapes, Link Smallholder Farmers, and Collectively Diversify Income

I. Espejel Carvajal, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico
G. Romero, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico
O. Pérez
R. Yaguez
Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Mexico
N. Martínez Tagueña, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Mexico
C. L. Lauterio Martínez, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, Mexico
V. M. Reyes Gómez, Instituto de Ecología, A.C., Mexico
S. Lucatello, Instituto Mora, Mexico

Proposals for Innovation and Improvement of the Quality of Life in Caprine Pastoralist Communities of Subsistence in the Monte Desert, Argentina

E. M. Abraham, Instituto Argentino de Investigaciones de las Zonas Áridas, Argentina
C. Rubio, Instituto Argentino de Investigaciones de las Zonas Áridas, Argentina
D. Soria, Instituto Argentino de Investigaciones de las Zonas Áridas, Argentina
L. Corso, Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible, Argentina
A. Therburg, Instituto Argentino de Investigaciones de las Zonas Áridas, Argentina
D. Bran, INTA, Argentina
A. Maggi, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
P. Maccagno, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Argentina
C. Policastro, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Argentina
S. Verón, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
V. Pietragalla, Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible, Argentina
M. Wilson, INTA, Argentina

Status, Management, and Governance of the Communal Grasslands of Ethiopia’s Highlands: A Disappearing Asset for Mixed Crop-Livestock Livelihood Systems

Bedasa Eba, International Livestock Research Institute
Fiona Flintan, International Livestock Research Institute
Tesfa Getachew, Debre Birhan Agriculture Research Centre, Ethiopia
Jason Sircely, International Livestock Research Institute

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

Water Use Efficiency and Land Cover Variability on a Native Grassland Ranch on the Pampa Biome of Uruguay

Diana L. Restrepo-Osorio, U.S. Geological Survey
Gabriel De Oliveira, University of Kansas
James Coll, University of Kansas
Daniela Schossler, Universidad de la República del Uruguay, Uruguay

Revisiting the Concept of the Planning Region in Settings with Dynamic Spatial-Temporal Conditions: Lessons from Land Use Planning in Pastoral Areas of Kenya, Ethiopia and Tanzania

H. Musoga, Kenya National Land Commission, Kenya
L. W. Robinson, Ruwaza Sustainable Development Ltd.

Adaptive, Multi-Paddock, Rotational Grazing Management: An Experimental, Ranch-Scale Assessment of Effects on Multiple Ecosystem Services

D. J. Augustine, U.S. Department of Agriculture
J. D. Derner, U.S. Department of Agriculture
L. M. Porensky, U.S. Department of Agriculture
H. Wilmer, U.S. Department of Agriculture
María E. Fernández-Giménez, Colorado State University
David D. Briske, Texas A&M University

Effects of Agroforestry Practices on Soil Properties in the Drylands of Eastern Kenya

Nicholas Syano Mutuku, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Moses M. Nyangito, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Geoffrey Kironchi, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Oliver Vivian Wasonga, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Silvopastoral Strategy and Sustainable Management of Forests in Morocco

Mustapha Naggar, Water and Forestry Department, Morocco
Said Lahssini, National School of Forest Engineer, Morocco
Said Moukrim, Mohammed-V University, Morocco
Anass Legdou, Water and Forestry Department, Morocco

Land Users – Land Watchers

J. H. Stefánsson, Soil Conservation Service of Iceland, Iceland
B. Marteinsdóttir, Soil Conservation Service of Iceland, Iceland

The Role of Indigenous Knowledge in the Effective Collective Management of the Communal Rangelands

A. Finca, Agricultural Research Council, South Africa
S. Linnane, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland
D. Getty, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland
J. H. Slinger, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Assessing the Impacts of Different Initiatives on the Rehabilitation of Pastoral and Silvopastoral Ecosystems: Big Data Oriented Approach

Said Moukrim, Mohammed-V University, Morocco
Said Lahssini, National School of Forest Engineer, Morocco
Mustapha Naggar, Water and Forestry Department, Morocco
K. Menzou, Water and Forestry Department, Morocco
H. Mharzi-Alaoui, Water and Forestry Department, Morocco
A. Labbaci, Ibn Zohr University, Morocco
L. Rhazi, Mohammed-V University, Morocco

MARIS: Scalable Online Scenario Development Tool for Rangeland Conservancy Managers Using High Spatial-Temporal Resolution Carrying Capacity Maps and Livestock Market Data

L. G. J. Boerboom, University of Twente, The Netherlands
R. O. Ohuru, University of Twente, The Netherlands
A. G. Toxopeus, University of Twente, The Netherlands
W. Nieuwenhuis, University of Twente, The Netherlands
C. A. J. M. De Bie, University of Twente, The Netherlands
P. K. Mwangi
M. L. Schouwenburg, University of Twente, The Netherlands
R. L. G. Lemmens, University of Twente, The Netherlands