Author name: 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.

Filling with stones and pebbles in a creative way to protect trees

Damaged trees are traditionally protected by indigenous people

Balochistan’s Northeast Highlands are inhibited by the Pashtun tribes, the indigenous people of the region. The region is a part of the ancient Arya Warsha (Grazing lands), the cradle of livestock that breeds domestication, especially sheep, goats, and cattle. Arya Warsha – The Cradle of Livestock Domestication Taking a broader perspective, the region is part …

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A bush of Limeum arabicum in the desert, Alain Abudhabi UAE

Limeum arabicum – A camel icecream specie

Camel Icecream specie – Limeum arabicum Scientific Name: Limeum arabicum Arabic Name: Berjan Habitat: Found in all parts of the Arabian Peninsula, always in deeper sand away from the coast. It is a perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.  Highly liked by the camels, therefore, the author has …

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