Farmers Hardship Under the Establishment’s Eyes

The farmers are not the part of the policy-making process. They are out of the decision making forums. The policies are driven by the people whom interest lies in the wars and conflicts. On both sides of the border, the policy-making is in the hand of powerful establishments to keep the tension alive and strengthen their vested interests.

Unique Style of Goods transport at Farm ~ Commercial Dairying in Karachi City of Pakistan

In Pakistan, dairy farming is in transition. Some dairy farms are centring near the metropolis like Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Quetta, and Peshawar etc. Such farms use some adavanced technologies in resproductiive management but otherwise use manpower and bullock power for work. Here is a picture of the Thari breed bullock cart taking straw from one place to another.

Mushrooming of Commercial Dairying in Karachi City of Pakistan

A case study from Sindh Dairy Farm (SDF), Karachi-Hyderabad Highway Karachi This study is based on the information provided by the owner (Jameel Memon) and many workers at the farm. Overview of Dairying in Karachi: Karachi is the hub of semi-commercial dairy in the country. There almost one million lactating animals (60:40 ratio of buffalo …

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2012 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 17,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals Click here to see the complete report.

Camel Milk Competition in Cholistan

Camel milk competition concluded last evening here in Cholistan desert (of Pakistan). It was quite interesting in many ways and I felt that at least I should share some of its salient features. It started on 12th October and concluded on 14th. Some 40 camels (locally called Dachis) contested and some owners had more than one. …

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