This module aims to provide students an understanding of the importance of livestock farming and different farming systems in Bhutan and in the world. Students are also introduced to the concept of systems science and look at different livestock farming systems. They will be acquainted with issues pertaining to the three domains of sustainability specific to livestock farming and will learn ways to address these issues.

The module provides student with concepts and hands-on practice on GIS (Geographic Information System) and GPS (Global Positioning System) to enable them to use these applications in the field. Students are also introduced to the concepts and principles of Remote Sensing technology which they can relate its applications in conjunction with GIS and GPS.