Being the president of the Society of Animal, Vet. and Environmental Scientists (SAVES), I am working on the issues of dry lands and indigenous livestock breeds with respect to climate change scenario. The author had been working with the pastoral people for last 10 years while characterizing and documenting livestock breeds and indigenous knowledge, especially related to the camel.
The author had been delivering training to the livestock keepers in remote for vaccination, drenching, and other valuable practices. I am the author of the indigenous livestock breeds, livestock production systems of the tribal people and indigenous knowledge in Balochistan province, Cholistan and Thar Desert of the Great Indian Desert. He had been traveling with the Afghan nomads (Kochis) to work and document on indigenous knowledge and livestock breeds/husbandry.
Author organized camel scientists and herder in Pakistan and founded Camel Association of Pakistan. I am Ph.D. in camel science and presented many international research presentations at various occasions.Dr. Abdul Raziq had visited many countries and research stations.
While working on the characterization and documentation of the indigenous/local breeds, I found 2 new breeds of camel (Raigi and Kohi), 3 breeds of sheep (Thore guz, Goasli or Kajalle and Kakari) and 2 breeds of goat (Morak and Kohe-Suleimani).
Dr. Raziq precisely compiled a very valuable manuscript covering diverse aspects of dromedary camels. Camel! A One in All Creatures. Very recent development is the advocacy for camel and its headers as ‘Camels4Life’. Al Ain doctor sees potential in camels beyond their milk