African Chicken Genetic Gains is an Africa-wide collaboration led by the International Livestock Research Institute. Partners from Ethiopia, the Netherlands, Nigeria and Tanzania will test and make available high-producing, farmer-preferred genotypes that increase smallholder chicken productivity in Africa.
The African Chicken Genetic Gains Project in Nigeria (ACGG Nigeria) engaged livestock stakeholders, farmers and researchers in Imo State during a conference of the Nigerian Society for Animal Production (NSAP) held 19-21 March 2018 in Owerri.
The sixth national innovation platform and the second Smallholder Poultry Forum (SPF) meetings of the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) Nigeria project were held in Owerri, Imo State on 22–23 March 2018.
The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)-led African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program has developed a country-level gender strategy implementation plan based on its gender strategy document.
The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project has published its gender strategy.
Working closely with the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project—led by the International Livestock Research Institute—and the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, ATONU will improve the nutrition of women of childbearing age and young children in Ethiopia and Tanzania.
Olanike Deji, gender focal person in Nigeria for the Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project, introduces herself and her work in one of a series of portraits of key people in the project.
Juliana Vincent from Tanzania discusses how keeping chickens and support from the ACGG project has made her independent.