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

ACGG / Chickens / gender / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / West Africa

ACGG Nigeria holds sixth innovation platform and second national poultry forum meetings

The sixth national innovation platform and the second Smallholder Poultry Forum (SPF) meetings of the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) Nigeria project were held  in Owerri, Imo State on 22–23 March 2018. Continue reading

ACGG / Capacity Strengthening / Chickens / gender / Genetics / ILRI / In focus / LiveGene / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Staff / West Africa

Voices on chicken genetics: Women empowerment is people’s empowerment for sustainable development

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. Continue reading

ACGG / Chickens / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / Staff / West Africa

Voices on chicken genetics: Setting up systems to promote poultry businesses

Abdulmojeed Yakubu, subnational coordinator in Zone 4 in Nasarawa State, Nigeria, introduces himself and his work with the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project in one of a series of portraits of key people in the project. Continue reading

ACGG / Chickens / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Staff / West Africa

Voices on chicken genetics: Encouraging youth involvement in chicken farming

Uduak Oguntu, subnational coordinator for Zone 3 (Imo State) in Nigeria, introduces herself and her work in this post which is part of a series of portraits of key people in the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project. Continue reading

ACGG / Chickens / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / Staff / West Africa

Voices on chicken genetics: Using poultry farmers forums to support entrepreneurship

Akinola Hassan, subnational coordinator in Zone 5 (Kebbi State) of Nigeria, introduces himself and his work in one of a series of portraits of key people in African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project. Continue reading

ACGG / Chickens / East Africa / Ethiopia / gender / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Staff

Voices on chicken genetics: Improved chicken farming is a pathway to economically empowered women and households

Felekech Lemecha Biru is a sub-national coordinator working in the Oromia regional state in Ethiopia. In this short post she discusses what excites and concerns her about her work with ACGG. Continue reading