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Going Places: Introducing ACGG videos on ‘where chickens and women rule’

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. Continue reading

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Voices on chicken genetics: Towards higher productivity and greater socio-economic benefits from poultry

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. Continue reading

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Validation workshop sets out priorities for gender work in ACGG

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. Continue reading

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

ACGG teams meet in Addis Ababa this week to roll out program’s gender strategy

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. Continue reading

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ACGG gender awareness campaign resumes in September and October

The ‘in focus’ campaign ‘Where chickens and women rule’ will resume in September and October with some video, postcards, tweets and web stories. Watch this space: https://africacgg.net/in-focus/ Continue reading

ACGG / Chickens / gender / Genetics / ILRI / In focus / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

‘Where chickens and women rule’—new postcards series on gender in poultry farming

The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program has created a series of postcards relating to the challenges of gender in poultry development. The postcard series is named after the campaign ‘Where chickens and women rule’ and relates to various publications on gender that the program has released. Continue reading

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ACGG introduces its common conceptual gender framework

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. Continue reading

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Annual report shows chicken project improving gender awareness, community participation and nutrition

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. Continue reading