Grassland Society of Southern Africa

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049 842 4335
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086 622 7576
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10 Church Street
Middelburg, EC 5900
South Africa
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Advancing rangeland ecology and pasture management in Africa
Advancing ecology and management of African rangelands and pastures in a changing world by: Publishing relevant high quality research. Providing a dynamic and professional annual congress at which scientifically rigorous papers are presented. Facilitating the translation of science into policy and practice. Developing human capacity to study and manage rangelands and pastures. Providing a forum for trans-disciplinary debate, particularly between fields of production systems, biodiversity and ecosystem goods and services. Assisting decision makers to understand the links between ecosystem services, global change, sustainability and human wellbeing.
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Agriculture and Food Security, Education, Environment, Research
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Eastern Cape
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South Africa (All Provinces), Africa, International
1. African Journal of Range and Forage Science: international recognised peer reviewed academic journal published three times per year. 2. Grassroots, the newsletter of the Society incorporating the Bulletin: popular publication containing news, events, research reports, etc. published four times per year. 3. Annual Congress: held over one week in July each year in a different province of South Africa and occasionally in a neighbouring country every year since 1966, forum for research presentations in poster and platform format, plus relevant workshops and tours, over 200 delegates. 4. Research Skills Workshop: annual two day event showcasing the research process and encouraging first class scientists in South Africa.
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