Rangeland Ecology & Management

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The Rangelands Partnership collaborates with organizations around the world to increase understanding of the importance of global rangelands to economic, environmental, and social health.

Rangelands cover about 80% of the Australian interior, spanning 3100 km east to west and 1400 km north to south. This vast region contains varied landscapes, including,  savannas, woodlands, shrub lands grasslands and wetlands.

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Advancing rangeland ecology and pasture management in Africa embodies the mission of the Society and has become the central theme of the Annual Congress.

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Learn about the effort to gain a formal United Nations designation to increase awareness of rangelands and pastoralist contributions globally.

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This website includes documents, reports, resolutions, marketing materials and more related to the process for gaining a United Nations designation for an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists.  

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There is a new updated website for information about the Congress due to the changed date from 2020 to 2021.

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Gain understanding of pastoral peoples’ contributions to food production in the world's rangelands and drylands.

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Read about the regional and worldwide efforts to address rangelands issues related to tenure and governance and integrated farming systems and land restoration.

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Explore this educational, multimedia tool about the diverse ecosystems and cultures of the world’s rangelands.

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