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Events & Conferences

Upcoming Event

XXIV IGC and XI IRC Congress Oct 2020

8am Sunday 25 October
6pm Friday 30 October, 2020

The Joint XXIV IGC and XI IRC congress will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, October 25 – 30, 2020.

Travel Award available - download the application

To help develop the careers and work networks of young agricultural professionals, the NZ Grassland Association, the NZ Grassland Trust and the T.R. Ellett Agricultural Research Trust will award 6 $4,000 travel grants to assist with registration and travel costs to Kenya in 2020. These grants are available to farmers, researchers or agribusiness people involved in the New Zealand pastoral industry who have either been working for less than 10 years, or last graduated from University less than 10 years ago.

Conference Theme

The theme of the Congress is “Sustainable Use of Grassland and Rangeland Resources for Improved Livelihoods’. The aim of the congress will be to promote the interchange of scientific and technical information on all aspects of grasslands and rangelands: including grassland and rangeland ecology; forage production and utilization; livestock production systems; wildlife, tourism and multi-facets of grassland and rangeland; drought management and climate change in rangelands; pastoralism, social, gender and policy issues and capacity building, extension and governance. We look forward to seeing you in Nairobi in 2020.

Abstact sumissions for oral and poster papers are open now

Call for papers

Submissions will close on 15 November 2019.

Further information for authors and full details on how to submit the paper online are in the Call for papers document 

Earlybird registration closes April 2020 


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Upcoming Event

Invercargill 2020

8.30am Tuesday 10 November
12.00pm Thursday 12 November, 2020

Venue: Ascot Park Hotel Dates: 10-12 November 'Grazing the Deep More »

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