THURSDAY 29TH OCTOBER 2020

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PRE-CONGRESS TOURS

SATURDAY
24th Oct


SUNDAY
25th Oct

MONDAY
26th Oct
 

TUESDAY
27th Oct
 

WEDNESDAY
28th Oct
 

THURSDAY
 29th Oct
 

FRIDAY
30th Oct
  

POST-CONGRESS TOURS


Plenary Session and Concurrent Sessions


8:00 - 8:20 am
DR. JOHN CARADUS 
Plenary Session (Presentation + discussion) 

Forage Production and Utilization
  • Genetic resources, forage development and management.
  • Grazing management practices and animal nutrition.
  • Challenges for sustainability of intensive high rainfall grasslands, sown pastures and turf.
  • Seed science and production systems.





8:20 - 8:40 am
DR. JIMMY SMITH 
Livestock Production Systems
  • Intensive production systems (including small-holder dairy systems in tropics and subtropics).
  • Extensive production systems (including ranching, nomadism, and dairying).
  • Integrated systems (Agro-silvopastoral systems and crop-livestock interactions).



8:40 - 9:30 am

DR. JOHN WAITHAKA 

WILDLIFE, TOURISM AND MULTI-FACETS OF GRASSLANDS/RANGELANDS

  • Wildlife management, conservation and tourism.
  • Privately owned or leased rangeland systems.
  • Biodiversity and ecosystem services of grasslands/rangelands.
  • Status, and trends in grasslands/rangelands and options in the future.
  • Competing interests in rangelands: mining, fracking, ground water exploitation.





9:30 - 11:00 am
CONCURRENT SESSION




11:00 - 11:30 amHEALTH BREAK






11:30 - 1:00 pm


CONCURRENT SESSION 




1:00 - 2:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK




2:30 - 4:00 pm

Concurrent session




4:00 - 5:30 pm


Posers*




*Posters shall be mounted from Monday - Friday however they will be manned by authors on Tuesday and Thursday at the indicated time