Since 2017 the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project and the Agriculture to Nutrition (ATONU) projects have implemented joint interventions in Ethiopia to improve nutrition among smallholder farm households. The recent story of Zenebech Abdus already pointed to some of the benefits of the joint intervention of ATONU and ACGG for its participants on a number …
To support the strategic planning of the next phase of Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program, A team from the Spatial Data and Analytics Theme of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) analyzed geospatial data layers in Tanzania to identify its poultry business hotspots. These ‘hotspots’ are where the market opportunities and production potentials …
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and the Sino-Africa Joint Research Centre (SAJOREC) of the Chinese Academic Sciences (CAS) have started research collaboration in agriculture, biodiversity, geosciences, microbiology and resource management through the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project. The new initiative follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding between CAS and ILRI on 13 …
In this video, interviewees share their vision of the ‘Incubated Worlds’ chicken facility launched recently on the Addis Ababa campus of the International Livestock Research, of diversity and of chicken farming in Ethiopia.
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.
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.
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.
Mesfin Lakew is subnational coordinator for the Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project in the Amhara region in Ethiopia. In this interview he discusses his role and vision for the project. This post is one of a series of portraits of key people in ACGG.
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.