Donkey is one of the most important working animals in farming as well as some urban regions of Asia and Africa. Now the donkey is facing some challenges, which are making the saddest part of donkey history.
(See page on Facebook, where the history and suggestions for this day are given) Worldwide (except for the US), 1 May is International Workers’ Day – to remind humanity of the value of those among us who work hard and get paid little. A… Continue Reading “8 MAY – WORLD DONKEY DAY (Peta Jones)”
The unique Biological Machine for Work (BMW), highly adapted, the specialized creature is still hiding from the policy makers and highly neglected at all levels. This unique creature is still playing the same role since ages Reminding the Role of Poor Creature~The Donkey The donkey… Continue Reading “Another World Donkey Day 8th May~ Who will listen and Who Should Listen?”
The Donkey’s Importance Donkey, the beautiful but very useful creature 2. Donkey, the wheel of the rural life 3. Donkey is the wheel of urban transport 4. Donkey is the companion of nomads and ensures movability 5. The unique biodiversity 6. Unfortunately, neglected and… Continue Reading “The Blind Export of Precious Donkey will lead to Extinction of this Genetic Resource”
Donkey is very useful, important and precious animal genetic resource for food and agriculture. Donkey plays pivotal role in the livelihood earning of the million people of the world. Donkey is widely use for pastoral movement, carting, agricultural operations and recreation purposes. There is… Continue Reading “World Donkey Day (May 8)”
This breed of camel belong to Pashtun/Afghan Kochis (nomads). They travel from central Afghanistan to north-east Balochistan. Some nomads even cross Suleiman mountains and inter in Indus delta. Some tribes of the Kochis cross Bolan pass and enter in Kachhi area of Balochistan and some go further and inter in Sindh province.
Unfortunately, some Kochis are leaving camel culture and adapted tractors for luggage transportation because of the hinders in the historic routes and war and conflict in the region.
Playing with nature since last two centuries is now appearing in the calamities of climate change. The normal cycles of drought due to El Niño is now changing very adversely. (El Niño brings widespread drought (i.e., precipitation deficit) to the tropics. Stronger or more… Continue Reading “The Indigenous Societies (Institutions) are Resilient to the Climatic catastrophes”