Karibu Kenya

Welcome to the Joint International Grassland/International Rangeland 2021 Congress.  Self-service registration is open for the delegates to register for the Congress and book for the various tours.  For more information, please go to the congress website: The Joint XXIV International Grassland and XI Rangeland 2021 Congress.

Joint XXIV IGC and XI IRC congress will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, October 23 – 29, 2021.  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. For more information, click the attached Flyer.

The International Grassland Congress promotes interchange of information on all aspects of natural and cultivated grasslands and forage crops for the benefit of mankind, including sustained development, food production and the maintenance of biodiversity.

The aim of the International Rangeland Congress is to promote the interchange of scientific and technical information on all aspects of rangelands: research, planning, development, management, extension, education and training.

Opportunity to sponsor congress activities

Both public and private organizations and individuals have an opportunity to sponsor the congress activities either in cash or in kind. By this, the organizations and individuals will have a chance to maximize their exposure while supporting a worthy cause in the development, management and conservation of global grassland and rangeland resources for a better planet. For details on how to become a sponsor, click  here to view the Sponsorship packages.

Keynote Speakers

Grasslanz Technology Ltd
International Union for Conservation of Nature
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Centre for Sustainable Development and Environment (Cenesta)
Regional Chair of the IUCN-World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) for East and Southern Africa,
Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA)
The Australian National University
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Embrapa Beef Cattle

Congress Venue Map

Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Online Registration is now Open! 

Call for Exhibitions  - Download

The Third Announcement of the Joint XXIV IGC and XI IRC Congress - Download


  • Full Paper Submission Closed.

  • Early Bird Registration Deadline Extended to 30th August, 2021

  • Oct 15th, 2021 – Regular Registration deadline.

  • Oct  23rd – 29th, 2021 IGC-IRC Congress Dates.