ACGG / Capacity Strengthening / East Africa / Ethiopia / gender / ILRI / In focus / LIVESTOCK-CRP / Poultry / Research

Using ethnography to understand gender dynamics in poultry farming

Melanie Rekha Ramasawmy is a researcher at the University of Roehampton, London. She is working on the Going Places Project, which is looking at women and chicken husbandry in Ethiopia. The following is a summary of an interview she gave about her work in the project. Continue reading

ACGG / Chickens / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / LIVESTOCK-CRP / Poultry

Voices on chicken genetics: Researching variations in chicken production in Ethiopia

The Southern Nations and Nationalities Region (SNNPR) is one of the regions the African Chicken Genetics Gain (ACGG) project is being implemented in Ethiopia. Tekleyohannis Birihanu is the project’s sub-national coordinator in the region. He talks about his work in this post. Continue reading