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ACGG teams to meet in Addis Ababa this week to roll out program’s gender strategy

Next week (18–22 September 2017) three important African Chicken Genetic Gains(ACGG)-related meetings will take place in Addis Ababa, team meeting, the scientific and industry advisory committee meeting and a crucial gender strategy workshop set to roll out gender work once and for all in ACGG. Continue reading

ACGG / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / ILRI / LIVESTOCKCRP / Research

Advanced training course on ‘statistical analysis of ACGG on-farm data’ 12–16 June 2017 in Addis Ababa

A new ACGG advanced training course on ‘statistical analysis of ACGG data’ will take place on 12-16 June 2017 on the ILRI Addis Ababa campus in Ethiopia. 15 ACGG participants and 10 international students can participate to this course. Continue reading

ACGG / Chickens / CRPs / East Africa / Ethiopia / gender / Genetics / ILRI / In focus / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / Southern Africa / Tanzania / West Africa

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

ACGG / Capacity Strengthening / East Africa / Ethiopia / gender / ILRI / In focus / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

Using ethnography to understand gender dynamics in poultry farming

Melanie Rekha Ramasawmy is a researcher at the University of Roehampton, London. She is working on the Going Places Project, which is looking at women and chicken husbandry in Ethiopia. The following is a summary of an interview she gave about her work in the project. Continue reading