ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / Genetics / Indigenous Breeds / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / West Africa

ACGG exhibits its work at Nigerian Society for Animal Production conference

The African Chicken Genetic Gains Project in Nigeria (ACGG Nigeria) engaged livestock stakeholders, farmers and researchers in Imo State during a conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP) held 19-21 March 2018 in Owerri. Continue reading

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / gender / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / Staff / West Africa

Voices on chicken genetics: Transforming smallholder chicken production into small business enterprises

Ajayi Folasade is subnational coordinator for the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project in Zone 2 of Rivers State in Nigeria. She introduces herself and her work in this post, which is one of a series of portraits of key people in the project. Continue reading

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / Ethiopia / gender / Genetics / ILRI / In focus / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / Tanzania

Validation workshop sets out priorities for gender work in ACGG

The recent gender strategy validation workshop (21-22 September) sets gender work in motion through the promise of updating data collection protocols and paying close attention to gender issues at the community and national innovation platform meetings. Continue reading

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / West Africa

Presentation on increasing chicken productivity at African agricultural science workshop

The following presentation was given by Jasmine Bruno at the Technologies, Platforms and Partnerships in Support of the African Agricultural Science Agenda workshop in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on 4–5 April 2017. Continue reading

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Capacity Strengthening / Chickens / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

Update on ACGG activities in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, in recent months, project staff have been particularly busy with three activities: a) innovation platform (IP) work, b) enumerators’ training and c) procurement of the chicks, hatching and brooding. Continue reading