Julie Newton and Katrine Danielsen, gender in agriculture specialists working at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands reflect on the ACGG gender strategy and empowering women farmers in ACGG and beyond.
The following post is summarized from the women only group discussion that was conducted, as part of a gender assessment activity, in Chalinze village, Tanzania.
Charles Mpemba, subnational coordinator (SNC) for the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) Project in Southern Zone, Tanzania discusses his observations and role in the project.
This poster, which was presented at the 7th Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Meeting of the Global Alliance for Sustainable Livestock (GASL) on 11 May 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to introduces the common conceptual gender framework.
The past (second) year has been an exciting year for the African Chicken Genetic Gains program, with added emphasis on gender, the partnership with the ATONU program on nutrition and expanding innovation platforms to community-level platforms.
A new ‘gender’ campaign—Where chickens and women rule—aims at raising the awareness of the public and of ACGG’s audiences about the stakes of gender in poultry development. It will be running from April to June and September to October.
This is the second and last part of Aneth’s story.
Aneth John is one of the farmers testing chicken strains with the African Chicken Genetic Gain Program (ACGG) in Tanzania. This is her story.
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.
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.