Educational tours to ILRI poultry research facility inspire young students in Ethiopia
ACGG / Animal Breeding / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

Educational tours to ILRI poultry research facility inspire young students in Ethiopia

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led African Chicken Genetics Gains (ACGG) project is now hosting educational tours for students at the poultry research centre at the ILRI campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The guided visits to the poultry facility referred to as Incubated Worlds are targeted at students of grade 6 to 8 in public and private schools in Addis Ababa. Continue reading

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

ATONU-ACGG: Bridging the gap between agriculture and nutrition in Ethiopia (video)

Since 2017 the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project and the Agriculture to Nutrition (ATONU) projects have implemented joint interventions in Ethiopia to improve nutrition among smallholder farm households. The recent story of Zenebech Abdus already pointed to some of the benefits of the joint intervention of ATONU and ACGG for its participants on a number … Continue reading

ACGG / Capacity Strengthening / East Africa / Ethiopia / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry

Bridging the gap between agriculture and nutrition in Ethiopia: Zenebech Abdu’s story

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. Continue reading

ACGG / East Africa / Ethiopia / gender / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

Ethiopia study to assess empowerment and gender dynamics in chicken production and marketing

Drawing on recommendations from the newly devised gender strategy, the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project is set to study how empowerment or disempowerment and gender dynamics influence smallholder chicken production in Ethiopia. Continue reading