The Ultimate Choice or an Old Song with the New Drum?

I hereby to start a discussion about the selection of genetic resource for livelihood in the difficult ecosystems of the world. In my view, a true and durable sustainability of food production can be achieved with the tool of the local/native genetic resources embodied with the traditional knowledge.  *Sustainability in true sense means ‘considering the Continue reading The Ultimate Choice or an Old Song with the New Drum?

The Best Option for Sustainable Food Production in Challenging Environment ~is the Promising Camel

Happy Camel’s Day (WCD) Among the camel’s world, the subcontinent is the region where the day starts first. It is 22nd June in the subcontinent, so I can safely say Happy Camel’s Day. At the occasion of WCD, I started the series of articles based on the documents/material sent from different corners of the world. As my Continue reading The Best Option for Sustainable Food Production in Challenging Environment ~is the Promising Camel

The Strong and Resilient Plant of Desert; Zygophyllum (Zygophyllum qatarense)

Originally posted on Animal Genetic Resources, the Camel, Food Security and the Climate Change:
The desert tolerant saltbush of the Arabian peninsula Zygophyllum qatarense is a salt-tolerant plant of the Arabian Peninsula that grows as a rounded, dwarf shrub. In adaptation to retaining water in its saline environment, it has small compact leaves that are…

Indigenous Livestock Breeds of Balochistan

Originally posted on Animal Genetic Resources, the Camel, Food Security and the Climate Change:
In Balochistan province of Pakistan, there are many livestock species which are well adapted to the climatic conditions and produce a very much low-input livestock production models. Unfortunately, local livestock breeds are never discussed and document earlier by scientists with the…

The Farming System that Ensures Biodiversity Conservation

Small scaled family farming plays a multidimensional role, ensure not only livelihood but play a pivotal role in biodiversity conservation. Such farmers judiciously use the weeds and herbs grow along with the crops and use the crop residues as animal feed. Here are some pictures, I shot in my hometown Borai, Loralai which show us Continue reading The Farming System that Ensures Biodiversity Conservation

Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 3

The series of the treeography is continued…The other parts (1 and 2) can be found in the links as Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 1, Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 2. In this part of the treeography work under the title of the camel icecream Continue reading Plants that are Liked such as Icecream by the Camels. Part 3

The Camel Milk Story from the Gobi Desert Mongolia

The story is hereby released at the eve of the World Camel Day 2018. The author was invited by the newly established Mongolian Camel Milk Company. The group owns their camels in the desert as their half families live there with the precious livestock in the amazing Gobi. I started traveling from Dubai airport (2 Continue reading The Camel Milk Story from the Gobi Desert Mongolia

The Camel Milk Story “Theme of the World Camel Day 2018”

Dear friends and colleagues, Greetings from the camels’ world. We, the camel activists celebrate world camel day since last few years. Different groups of the people celebrate this day it in the different parts of the world in different ways. The idea behind celebrating world camel day is to aware the public and the policymakers regarding Continue reading The Camel Milk Story “Theme of the World Camel Day 2018”

A Symbol of Resilience and Patience~The Acacia Tree of the Arabian Desert

Acacia tortilis tree is an incredible desert creature. It survives in harsh and hostile ecosystems and resist the normal weathering conditions but evolves its resistance to the changing climates. The Ice Cream Species of Plants for the Camel and Goat. Part 1   I always tried to learn the lessons of strength, patience, and resilience of Continue reading A Symbol of Resilience and Patience~The Acacia Tree of the Arabian Desert

Camel Milk Subsidies the Stress Level- A Preliminary Study Revealed

ABSTRACT As a matter of fact, I recommend camel milk as a natural therapy for certain health complications, especially diabetes, poor mood, joints/muscle problems, poor metabolism & constipation and poor sleep etc. In this study (uniquely designed with the blend of traditional Knowledge and scientific principles), different kinds of health situation (3 people) were studied based on Continue reading Camel Milk Subsidies the Stress Level- A Preliminary Study Revealed