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 […]
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.
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 […]
Today is 8th May 2021, very happy seeing the interest of the people from around the world in our very lovely animal, the poor donkey. I have gone through many […]
I’m sure you have seen many camels with their hind legs painted with blackish jell-like solution. Why it is like that? Because the camels extracting more water from the urine, […]
I have written a lot about the camels during last 20 years. Mainly, I have compiled my own observation and research about the camels. A huge part of my writeup […]