The sixth national innovation platform (IP) meeting of the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program in Tanzania took place in Dar-es-Salaam on 3–4 May 2018.
In this video, interviewees share their vision of the ‘Incubated Worlds’ chicken facility launched recently on the Addis Ababa campus of the International Livestock Research, of diversity and of chicken farming in Ethiopia.
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.
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.
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.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program is offering a free online course on animal breeding and genetics.
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.
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.
The ACGG Nigeria team capped off its 2016 activities by participating in the maiden edition of Ife City Trade Expo held 19–24 December, 2016 at EastWind Arena, Ile-Ife, Osun State.
In this interview with the team of African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG), artist and researcher Koen Vanmechelen comes back to his dream, the limits and next steps of chicken breeding and the cooperation with ACGG.