Author name: Dr Raziq Kakar

I’m Dr. Abdul Raziq Kakar, Ph.D. in Animal Agriculture, currently working as a Technical Manager at Al Ain Farms for Livestock Production, Camel Dairying (R&D), 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). My thematic area covers ‘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. I'am 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 of World Camel Day and the Camel Association of Pakistan. I also work as a freelance scientist covering the above-mentioned thematic areas. I'm also doing camel dairying consultancies. I’m an ethnoecologist, ethnobotanist, Ethnovet, and ethnomedicine researcher and reviewer. I explore deserts and grazing lands for knowledge and understanding.

Camel have a very strong and sensitive soul

Happy Eid with camels in Leptadenia forest

My life is precious and beautiful with nature and camels. This Eid ul Fitr (2023), I enjoyed the company of beautiful and shining camels in the Leptadenia forest, Shoaib Abudhabi. Leptadinia is the food of choice for the camels. Also, many tall and succulent types of grass are found inside the Leptadinia bushes, hiding from grazing and wind erosion in desert ecosystems. The camels can reach to the grasses because of their long and flexible necks. I hereby share some very beautiful and self-explained images of my moments with the camels.

A complete plant of Tephrosia apollinea

Tephrosia apollinea حويرة أبولونية

Tephrosia apollinea is a beautiful green bush of the region, used for different health aspects, especially for the treatment of respiratory problems.

Camel is my love and passion

My connection with camels has no limit

I love the camels, they feel my soul and love me in return

The eggs I collected from one hen because she is still not broody

Produce your own healthy food – even a healthy egg

The top challenge is food security In the quickly changing global scenario, it is now obvious that food security will be one of the top challenges in the days to come. The mono-culture factory farming is a failed model that is collapsing in many ways. Besides many consequences, the very top catastrophes of factory farming …

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The desert gold - camel milk

 What is the best drink for Sohour during Ramadan? It’s the Camel Milk 

Camel milk not only provides enough and healthier nutrients but revitalizes the body’s physiology and keeps you energetic and functional the whole day along with a lower desire for drinking water during Ramadan.

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