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

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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 / Ethiopia / gender / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / Staff / Tanzania

Voices on chicken genetics: Co-creating gender strategies that empower farmers

Julie Newton and Katrine Danielsen, gender in agriculture specialists working at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands reflect on the ACGG gender strategy and empowering women farmers in ACGG and beyond. Continue reading

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‘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

ACGG / Chickens / Ethiopia / gender / ILRI / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / Tanzania

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

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Where chickens and women rule: ACGG rolls out gender awareness campaign

A new ‘gender’ campaign—Where chickens and women rule—aims at raising the awareness of the public and of ACGG’s audiences about the stakes of gender in poultry development. It will be running from April to June and September to October. Continue reading