New Photo Gallery from Reindeer Herders’ Congress

September 16, 2013 • Philip Burgess

5th WRHC by Tracie CuryIn July of this year, reindeer herders’ from around the northern hemisphere gathered in Alougoya and Genhe in Inner Mongolia, China. Tracie Curry, a recent graduate of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Master of Landscape Architecture program went to the Congress and has kindly agreed to share her pictures with the Reindeer Portal. Ms Curry is is currently investigating reindeer husbandry and adaptive strategies for nomadic peoples threatened by climate change and industrial development in the Barents Region and she has been working closely with the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry.

View her gallery of pictures here


5th World Reindeer Herders Congress – Programme & Agenda Now Available

June 18, 2013 • Philip Burgess

5th world reindeer congressThe preliminary programme for the 5th World Reindeer Herders Congress, to be held in Aoluguya, Genhe County, Inner-Mongolia, China 25th – 28th of July 2013, is now available and can be downloaded here, or from the Document Centre.  The Congress programme is an event filled week of scientific, cultural and organisational activities, and is being held in China for the first time.

More information about Genhe can be found here, about this years Congress here, photos from the previous Congresses here, and the registration page can be found here.