Since the foundation of world camel day (WDC) by the author in 2008, each year this day is being celebrated in different corners of the world. https://arkbiodiv.com/2020/06/20/history-of-world-camel-day-22-june/amp/ The importance and interest in WCD […]
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.
Dear Camel Friends, Good day, I hope this email finds you well.Please I need your attention regarding the subject cited above. We have less than one month to have world […]
Originally posted on SUSTAINABLE FARMING FOR FOOD AND HEALTH:
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Dr. Raziq initiated WDD in 2010 in Quetta Pakistan. Peta Jones from South Africa supported the idea. We had been organizing seminars and workshop on this special day about donkey […]
World Donkey Day is the brainchild of Raziq, a scientist whose interests primarily concern desert animals. Around ten years ago, he noticed that nobody was celebrating the humble donkey for […]