23rd International Grassland Congress (IGC-2015)


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23rd International Grassland Congress (IGC-2015)

Международный конгресс по травяным экосистемамFIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

The International Grassland Congress will be held from November 20 to 24, 2015 with one-day mid-congress tour in New Delhi, India.

Main Theme

“Sustainable use of grassland resources for forage production, biodiversity and environmental protection”

The presentation will focus on the following themes:

  • Dynamics of grassland resources – global databases and monitoring
  • Multifunctional grasslands in a changing world
  • Quality harvesting from grasslands, conservation and utilization
  • Integrated Plant Protection for optimizing production of healthy forages
  • Soil-plant-animal-human interrelationships
  • Crop, forage and forest systems
  • Alternate land management systems
  • Water harvesting to increase grassland production
  • Factors affecting grassland resources – Social/cultural/policy issues
  • Sustainable use of grassland resources
  • Policy issues for utilization, management, protection and sustainable production
  • Public-private partnerships for utilization of common property resources
  • Biodiversity conservation and genetic improvement of forage species
  • Climate change and global concerns for grassland management
  • Interdependence of grasslands vis-a-vis arable lands.

Full announcement (PDF 6 Mb)

For any query and general information, please contact
Secretariat IGC 2015
Ph +91 510 2730666
FAX +91 510 2730833
Website: www.igc2015.in, www.igfri.res.in

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