ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / Innovation Systems / LiveGene / Livestock / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / Staff / West Africa

Voices on chicken genetics: Building capacity to help Nigeria’s farmers gain from chicken

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). Continue reading

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / Genetics / ILRI / Innovation Systems / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Poultry / Staff

Voices on chicken genetics: Empowering farmers through private sector-driven innovation platforms

Denis Mujibi, working on innovation platforms with PICO-Eastern Africa, introduces himself and his work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG). Continue reading

ACGG / Chickens / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / Innovation Systems / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Poultry / Research

Second Ethiopia innovation platform meeting identifies 2016 priority activities

Fifty participants attended the second innovation platform meeting of ACGG in Ethiopia on 22-23 March 2016 to review progress and develop further activities, and crucially to define national innovation challenges and develop mechanisms for enhanced participation. Continue reading

ACGG / Capacity Strengthening / Chickens / East Africa / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / Innovation Systems / LiveGene / Livestock / Poultry / Research / Southern Africa / Staff / West Africa

Voices on chicken genetics: Towards a transformative and farmer-driven process

Ed Rege, team leader on innovation platforms and director of PICO-Eastern Africa, introduces himself and his work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG). Continue reading

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / Innovation Systems / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / West Africa

‘One egg per day per person’, says African Chicken Genetic Gains project leader at launch in Nigeria

On 22 July 2015 the ACGG project was officially launched in Nigeria in the presence of government officials and key stakeholders in the Nigerian chicken value chain. The event promoted the nutritional value of eggs and recommended ‘one egg per day per person’. Continue reading