Diversifying Farms and Income with Camel in Sweden


SUSTAINABLE FARMING FOR FOOD AND HEALTH

The challenging weathering conditions of Sweden

Sweden is situated in the north of Europe and is one of the beautiful Scandinavian countries. Winters are very harsh, snowy and dark. Summers are bright with long days and a lot of grasses and flowers. Being a co-scientist and friend of camel researchers of Sweden, I visit this country, national veterinary institute (SVA) and country sides time to time. Dr Kerstin de Verdier, a very humble and kind fellow always materializes this tour and helps in exchange of knowledge and research projects.

Author riding a Bactrian camel in Uppsalala Sweden. The camels are mostly Bactrian or crosses of Arabian and Bactrian

The camels are owned by hobbyists in Europe, especially Sweden

A visit to meet and look at the camel (camelids) farms in Sweden was the important part of my visit this term (10-19 September, 2012). I visited Bactrian camel farms in the…

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