ACGG / Chickens / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Southern Africa / Staff / Tanzania

Voices on chicken genetics: Creating an enabling environment for farming improved chickens

Pius Mwambene works for the Tanzania Livestock Research Institute (TALIRI) in Uyole and is subnational coordinator responsible for execution ACGG research activities in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. In this post, which is part of a series of portraits of key people in ACGG, he talks about his work. Continue reading

Ethiopian National Veterinary Institute develops manuals on managing key chicken diseases
ACGG / Animal Diseases / East Africa / Ethiopia / ILRI / Poultry

Ethiopian National Veterinary Institute develops manuals on managing key chicken diseases

The Ethiopian National Veterinary Institute, with the support of partners, has developed three training manuals on infectious bursal disease, marek’s disease, newcastle disease; for training veterinarians and agricultural outreach officers. In Ethiopia, as in the rest of Africa, chicken production is integral to the livelihoods of smallholder rural households. Poultry production is a source of income … Continue reading