Educational tours to ILRI poultry research facility inspire young students in Ethiopia
ACGG / Animal Breeding / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

Educational tours to ILRI poultry research facility inspire young students in Ethiopia

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led African Chicken Genetics Gains (ACGG) project is now hosting educational tours for students at the poultry research centre at the ILRI campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The guided visits to the poultry facility referred to as Incubated Worlds are targeted at students of grade 6 to 8 in public and private schools in Addis Ababa. Continue reading

ACGG / Capacity Strengthening / East Africa / Ethiopia / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry

Bridging the gap between agriculture and nutrition in Ethiopia: Zenebech Abdu’s story

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project partners with the Agriculture to Nutrition (ATONU) project to implement nutrition-sensitive interventions to improve nutrition in smallholder farming families in Ethiopia and Tanzania. Zenebech Abdu’s family is among the targeted families in Ethiopia. Continue reading

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / East Africa / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research / Tanzania

TALIRI and ACGG join forces to scale up farming of improved Kuroiler and Sasso chicken in Tanzania

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project and the Tanzanian Livestock Research Institute (TALIRI) will scale up improved Kuroiler and Sasso chicken in 25 regions of the Tanzania mainland. Continue reading

ACGG / East Africa / Ethiopia / gender / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

Ethiopia study to assess empowerment and gender dynamics in chicken production and marketing

Drawing on recommendations from the newly devised gender strategy, the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project is set to study how empowerment or disempowerment and gender dynamics influence smallholder chicken production in Ethiopia. Continue reading