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 / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Staff

Voices on chicken genetics: A positive view of poultry’s role in improving household nutrition

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. Continue reading

Chickens / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

African Chicken Genetic Gains program develops inception strategy for gender integration

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. Continue reading

ACGG / Chickens / East Africa / Ethiopia / gender / Genetics / ILRI / In focus / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

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

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

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

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / Ethiopia / gender / Genetics / ILRI / In focus / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / Tanzania

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