The third African Chicken Genetic Gains program management team (PMT) meeting took place on 28-29 November 2016 in Abuja, Nigeria. It reviewed progress in each of the three program countries and the program’s various themes focusing on a few cross-cutting areas including collaboration, communication and gender.
Tadelle Dessie, program leader of the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program was interviewed on 12 October 2016 by BBC Africa reporter Akwasi Sarpong about the challenges and opportunities of African poultry production.
In Nigeria, the first episode of bird distribution was completed early September across the zones. This post highlights the results of this distribution operation.
Oladeji Bamidele, national project coordinator in Nigeria, introduces himself and his work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG).
Tesfahun Alemayehu, research associate and economist with the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program in Ethiopia, gives an account of the recent on-farm training sessions that took place in the three countries (Ethiopia, Nigeria and Tanzania) where ACGG operates.
Isaac Adeyinka, co-principal investigator in Nigeria introduces himself and his work. This is one of a series of portraits of key people in the Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project.
The ACGG project is concerned with the development of indigenous chickens and this post explains the position of the project on this matter, following a conversation that started with a BBC article mentioning the Bill & Melinda Gates’ involvement in poultry production.