The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project has carried out a gender capacity assessment of its partners in Ethiopia. The findings of this assessment will be used to formulate a capacity development response that will build partners’ capability to effectively and efficiently solve problems and carry out gender-responsive activities.
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 African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) Program and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have commissioned the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) to develop a gender strategy to provide strategic and practical direction to ACGG ’s gender integration.
We asked women to describe their challenges, opportunities and experiences of keeping poultry. In these videos, women involved in the ACGG project around Addis Ababa in Ethiopia share their experiences.
Alabi Olayinka, subnational coordinator for Zone 1 in Kwara State of Nigeria, introduces herself and her work in this post, which is one of a series of portraits of key people in the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program.
Meseret Girmay is one of the beneficiaries of the ACGG project. The following is her success story in chicken farming.
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.
Next week (18–22 September 2017) three important African Chicken Genetic Gains(ACGG)-related meetings will take place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.management team meeting, the scientific and industry advisory committee meeting and a crucial gender strategy workshop set to roll out gender work once and for all in ACGG.
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Embaye Brhane and his wife Atsede Tsegay, from Tigray, talk about the benefits that chicken rearing brings to their family.