Where the donkeys graze, the soil has improved, plants have returned, and wildfire intensity and frequency have decreased. A major study documented that wild donkeys dig wells, which provide water to many wild animals such as marsupials, birds, and predators, and create nurseries for plants.
Dr Raziq Kakar
I’m Ph.D. in Animal Agriculture, currently working as a Technical Manager at Al Ain Farms for Livestock Production, Camel dairying, Alain, UAE. I have performed as a Professor and Dean, at the Faculty of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lasbela University of Agriculture, Water and Marine Sciences Pakistan (LUAWMS). I work on and write for the subjects of ‘turning camel from a beast of burden to a sustainable farm animal’, agricultural research policies, extensive livestock production systems, desert ecosystems, food security under climate change context, and sustainable use of traditional genetic resources for food and agriculture.
Iim advocating camel under the theme of CAMEL4LIFE and believe in camel potential. Camel4life is a camel think tank with a website and WhatsApp group, advocating camel at the policy level. I’m the founder and head of the Society of Animal, Veterinary, and Animal Scientists (SAVES), and the Founder of the Camel Association of Pakistan. I also work as a freelance scientist working on the above-mentioned thematic areas. I'm currently a member of the steering committee for Desert Net International (DNI). I'm also doing camel dairying consultancies.
I’m an ethnoecologist, ethnobotanist, Ethnovet and ethomedicie researcher and reviewer. I explore deserts and grazing lands for knowledge and understanding.
Camel Milk is Promising Health Agent The camel milk (CaM) had been using by camel pastoralists since unknown times. Based on my personal experience, almost all the camel keepers I […]
The author is the founder of the world donkey day to highlight the importance of this precious animal. https://www.algoafm.co.za/local/it-is-world-donkey-day-hee-haw And https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/world-donkey-day/
The Cameldome – Vast and Wide Balochistan Camel Genetic Resource (CGR) is still very important player in the rural economy of Balochistan. Whenever, the name of Balochistan come in my mind, the next name is camel. I have travelled to the long and wide regions of the county and found […]
Dumeri sheep 🐑, one of the most adapted and multipurpose sheep of Northern highlands of Balochistan. Photo credit: Ehsanullah Dumer