In Ethiopia, in recent months, project staff have been particularly busy with three activities: a) innovation platform (IP) work, b) enumerators’ training and c) procurement of the chicks, hatching and brooding.
Tadelle Dessie, program leader of the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program was interviewed on 12 October 2016 by BBC Africa reporter Akwasi Sarpong about the challenges and opportunities of African poultry production.
Koen Vanmechelen explained his view of the importance to diversity in a talk on the Addis Ababa campus of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) on 28 October 2016.
The annual Tanzania Poultry Show brings together stakeholders in the country’s poultry industry including poultry associations, feed manufacturers, breeders, and manufacturers of farm inputs, among others. The event also attracts professionals from both the public and private sector.
In Nigeria, the first episode of bird distribution was completed early September across the zones. This post highlights the results of this distribution operation.
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).
Wondmeneh Esatu, a staff of the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR) and national project coordinator for Ethiopia, 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).