Part two of capturing the ‘business case’ for smallholder poultry development at large, building upon key lessons from ACGG so far, and looking into options for an ‘ACGG+’ potential follow-up program.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project partners with the Agriculture to Nutrition (ATONU) project to implement nutrition-sensitive interventions to improve nutrition in smallholder farming families in Ethiopia and Tanzania. Zenebech Abdu’s family is among the targeted families in Ethiopia.
The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program has developed a program-level gender strategy implementation plan based on its gender strategy document.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program has developed a country-level gender strategy implementation plan based on its gender strategy document.
Olanike Deji, gender focal person in Nigeria for the Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project, introduces herself and her work in one of a series of portraits of key people in the project.
An innovative teaching aid developed by a field assistant working with the Agriculture to Nutrition (ATONU) project in Ethiopia is making the concept of budgeting for better nutrition easier to grasp for farmers.
A team from the Netherlands Royal Institute for the Tropics (KIT) visited Tanzania in February 2017 and prepared a tailored ‘gender strategy’ together with the ACGG Tanzania team.
The Going Places project, in collaboration with the ACGG Ethiopia team, organized an open ‘Doro family day’, a special event for children and their parents, at the ILRI campus in Addis Ababa on 10 June 2017.
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.
Two people from the ACGG-Nigeria team visited Tanzania from 8–12 March 2017 as part of a study tour to learn from the Tanzania team how to better achieve ACGG objectives in Nigeria.