The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program in Tanzania conducted a gender capacity assessment in the country in January 2017. The following post is adapted from the executive summary of the study’s report.
Meseret Girmay is one of the beneficiaries of the ACGG project. The following is her success story in chicken farming.
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.
Embaye Brhane and his wife Atsede Tsegay, from Tigray, talk about the benefits that chicken rearing brings to their family.
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 …
The following post is summarized from the women only group discussion that was conducted, as part of a gender assessment activity, in Chalinze village, Tanzania.
Charles Mpemba, subnational coordinator (SNC) for the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) Project in Southern Zone, Tanzania discusses his observations and role in the project.