Sharing Ideas in Agriculture and Allied Fields


Sharing Knowledge is a Key sharing knowledge is a key to success for the people. The knowledge being shared from the different parts of the people with different opinion and experience can bring change in mindset and overall production system in agriculture. In the following debate, we discussed small scaled farming, water issue, Ashar, icecream…

Livestock and agroecology


A summary key opportunities for livestock to contribute to the agroecological transition Livestock is found in all agroecosystems and includes a diverse range of species and breeds raised in a variety of production systems. Livestock play an important role in enhancing food security and nutrition of the public at large and the rural and urban poor in…

A Blend of Indigenous Knowledge and Native Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Ensure Food Security


I am Raziq belong to the remote and the poorly infra-structured area of Pakistan named as the Balochistan province. I completed my PhD dissertation on the local livestock especially camel and pastoralism. I worked in the north-eastern part of Balochsitan known as the Suleiman Mountainous Region. Actually two areas of the north-eastern Balochsitan i.e. Suleiman…

The future of Mongolian nomadic lifestyle under debate! Same situation of other nomadic societies in the world


The report is self explainatory. The situation of other Nomadic societis is almost the same.Listen and download: Dr Caroline Upton talks on the issues facing Mongolian nomadic herdershttp://soundcloud.com/university-of-leicester/the-future-of-mongolian/s-aYEoy Geographers from the University of Leicester are involved in research on pastoralism, environment and livelihoods at a critical juncture in decision making over the future of Mongolia’s rural…

Lessons learnt from droughts in North-eastern Balochistan


We are the custodian of the livestock breeds, so we tried our best as our ancestors did to save it at any cost. The first possible solution for the problem to save livestock in hard years we found is culling of the larger herd/flocks. To sell out the sick, old, weak and unproductive animals in…

Customary Laws of Pashtun Pastoralists in North-eastern Balochistan


The land inhabited by Pashtun pastoral people in northeastern Balochistan is owned by communities. Only the roadsides, railway lines and the state areas near the towns and cities belong to the state. There is no conserved area by the Government in the Pashtun lands of Balochistan. Every community and has his own area, which is…

Musakhaili Sheep Breed


Habitat: Found in Musakhail district of northeastern Balochistan and the main tribe of the breed is Musakhail as indicated by the name. Moreover, the breed is also raised by Marghzani, Zamri and Issot and Jaffar tribes of Musakhail district. Phenotypic characteristics: The breed is larger in size compared to Bybrik sheep breed. The tail is…