In Ethiopia, ACGG is implemented in five sub-national Zones: Oromia, Amhara, Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR), Tigray and Addis Ababa city administration.

The ACGG sites in Ethiopia

The national team is led by scientists from the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR).

The project is testing five strains in Ethiopia:

  • Horro (local)
  • Koekoek
  • Kuroiler
  • Sasso
  • Sasso-RIR

For any question about the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program in Ethiopia, please contact: Dr. Getnet Assefa ( [at]