Livestock Futures Conference in Bonn, Germany

Organized by the League for Pastoral People (LPP), a German based organization. The conference visualized the role of small scaled livestock production systems in food production in the climate change scenario. Conference stressed to accept the role of small scaled livestock keepers in the livelihood earning and food production.

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National Goat Show in Pakistan

Organized and reported by Dr Sajjad Khan National goat show concluded here at Faisalabad (Pakistan) last evening on 21st October. It was very well attended show as 663 animals competed for various beauty, weight and milk competitions. Beauty competitions were breed wise. Individual (male or female), pairs (breeding male and a breeding female) and flock (five […]

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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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Integrated Impact of Climate Change and Socioeconomic Development on the Evolution of Camel Farming Systems

In Sub-Saharan countries, climate change has already been observed for several decades and is characterized by the decrease in mean rainfall with extensive periods of drought followed by short but severe rains. The dromedary camel, adapted to arid lands and low nutritive natural resources, follows the aridification of ecosystems as she/he did so when moving […]

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RESILIENCE OF NATIVE LIVESTOCK BREEDS TO CLIMATE CHANGE

The globe is under stressful pressure of climate change. Droughts, erratic and unseasonal rains, floods, and rise in mercury are the salient features of climate change. Some regions are under the severe affects of climate change, i.e. Saharan & and horn Africa and South-east Asia. Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are under severe floods since last few decades and each […]

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