The main goal of developing this book was to create a simplified handbook on integrated livestock farming students, scholars, farmers and entrepreneurs. This handbook has all the information needed to set up any size or type of integrated livestock unit.
The ILFS aims to promote agriculture holistically by integrating animal husbandry and other fundamental agricultural practice-related activities. It has the potential to turn the enterprise profitable. This handbook will enhance knowledge and expertise of the farmers and entrepreneurs already in ILFS model or wish to set up an ILFS model. The book will fulfill the needs of anyone who desires to start a successful and profitable enterprise
1. Introduction - Hina Ashraf Waiz, 2. Farming System - Hina Ashraf Waiz, 3. Drivers and Tradeoffs in Integrated Livestock Farming Systems - Hina Ashraf Waiz , 4. Integration of Various Components of Farming Systems - Hina Ashraf Waiz , 5. Solar and Wind Energy Utilization - Hina Ashraf Waiz, 6. Newer Approach for Changing Farming Systems in the Light of Global Warming - Lokesh Gautam, 7. Project Formulation and Evaluation of Various Integrated Livestock Enterprises in Light of Reducing Poverty, Livelihood Diversification, Environmental Sustainability and Resource Conservation - Lokesh Gautam