ACGG / Capacity Strengthening / Chickens / East Africa / Ethiopia / ILRI / Innovation Systems / LiveGene / LIVESTOCKCRP

Teaching aid helps Ethiopian farmers allocate more money for nutritious animal-source foods

An innovative teaching aid developed by a field assistant working with the Agriculture to Nutrition (ATONU) project in Ethiopia is making the concept of budgeting for better nutrition easier to grasp for farmers. Continue reading

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