Manual on integrated farming systems
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Published by Kerala Agricultural University in Thiruvananthapuram .
Written in English


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Statementeditors B. Gangwar, et al
The Physical Object
Pagination178 p.
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25385709M
LC Control Number2012354865

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This manual has been developed, piloted and adapted in the project ‘Sustainable Integrated Farming System in South Asia’, coordinated by Welthungerhilfe, supported by BMZ and implemented by Forward Nepal, Anando Banglade sh, DRC SC, Pravah, CW S/AVF and SPWD in India. Phot ographs are from the field are a of the said programme.   4. 4 FFoorreewwoorrdd This Integrated Farming Systems (IFS) training manual is one output of the Agriculture Enterprise Development for Rural Belize (AED) project Agreement between the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) entered into on March Integrated Farm Management (IFM) is a whole farm business approach that delivers more sustainable farming. IFM uses the best of modern technology and traditional methods to deliver prosperous farming that enriches the environment and engages local communities. With IFM attention to detail is key. The key factors in integrated farming systems are the inter-dependence among enterprises within the system, synergetic transfer of resources among enterprises and the flexibility in the system to.

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  This paper also describes the concept of dynamic-integrated agricultural systems and calls for the development of principles to use in developing and researching integrated agricultural systems. The concepts in this paper have arisen from the first in a series of planned workshops to organize common principles, criteria and indicators across.   This book focuses on different practices of Integrated Farming System in eastern-India and for scaling up the technology for community need. It provides a detailed account of principles, challenges and opportunities in simpler yet compact manner for better understanding of the researchers and policy makers. Recent Advances in Integrated Farming Systems 2 farming systems based research conducted in a holistic manner for the sound management of available resources by small farmers (Jha, ). Under the gradual shrinking of land holding, it is necessary to integrate land based enterprises like fishery, poultry, duckery, apiary, field and. dealing with such systems already exists. Please consult Annex A for titles on manuals and books relating to small-scale industrial poultry production, as well as references for relevant training manuals dealing with improved free-range systems. In Annex B, you may find a short introduction to the three major international.