First Ever Joint Congress in Africa

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The Organizing Committee of The Joint XXIV International Grassland and XI International Rangeland Congress, on behalf of the Ministry of Agriculture , Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation, the Animal Production Society of Kenya and Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, cordially invites you to participate in the XXIV – IGC and XI-IRC joint Congress from October 24 to 30, 2020 at KICC, Nairobi Kenya.

The hosting of the first-ever joint congress in Africa is significant, as this region offers diverse and unique tropical savanna ecosystems, which are home to some of the most economically important grasses in the world and mesmerizing wildlife. This momentous event will highlight high tech (including ICT) technologies and enable the scientific community to deliberate on various advances made in the field of grassland and rangeland science and management.


Who will be attending?

Delegates from the following backgrounds are expected to attend:-

  • Rangeland/Grassland scientists.
  • Extension workers.
  • Academics.
  • Postgraduate students and some undergraduates.
  • Agri-business professionals.
  • Economists.
  • Policy Makers.
  • Leading livestock producers and farmers/pastoralists.


The congress will:

  • 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.  
  • Bring together  key research, development and policy movers and shakers in the industry.
We look forward to welcoming you to the joint congress in Nairobi.