A team from the Netherlands Royal Institute for the Tropics (KIT) visited Tanzania in February 2017 and prepared a tailored ‘gender strategy’ together with the ACGG Tanzania team.
The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program in Tanzania conducted a gender capacity assessment in the country in January 2017. The following post is adapted from the executive summary of the study’s report.
Pius Mwambene works for the Tanzania Livestock Research Institute (TALIRI) in Uyole and is subnational coordinator responsible for execution ACGG research activities in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. In this post, which is part of a series of portraits of key people in ACGG, he talks about his work.
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/
The following post is summarized from the women only group discussion that was conducted, as part of a gender assessment activity, in Chalinze village, Tanzania.
Charles Mpemba, subnational coordinator (SNC) for the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) Project in Southern Zone, Tanzania discusses his observations and role in the project.
This poster, which was presented at the 7th Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Meeting of the Global Alliance for Sustainable Livestock (GASL) on 11 May 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to introduces the common conceptual gender framework.
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.
Two people from the ACGG-Nigeria team visited Tanzania from 8–12 March 2017 as part of a study tour to learn from the Tanzania team how to better achieve ACGG objectives in Nigeria.
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.