International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists
Queensland’s Dr Dana Kelly, an active participant in the Society’s Rangelands Policy Dialogue since July 2019, is President of the International Rangelands Committee, which is responsible for ensuring continuity between the international congresses. After Kenya (see side panel), the next International Rangelands Congress will be in Adelaide, Australia in 2025.
On 15 July 2021 she presented a Keynote Address to the 1st International and 8th National Rangeland Management conference in Iran (via ZOOM). Dr Kelly is also active in seeking declaration of an International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists for 2026. See IYRP.info for more details.