ACGG / East Africa / Ethiopia / gender / ILRI / LiveGene / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

Ethiopia study to assess empowerment and gender dynamics in chicken production and marketing

Drawing on recommendations from the newly devised gender strategy, the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project is set to study how empowerment or disempowerment and gender dynamics influence smallholder chicken production in Ethiopia. Continue reading

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Poultry / Research / Staff / Tanzania

Voices on chicken genetics: Empowering women to benefit their families

Fadhili Guni works at the Tanzania Livestock Research Institute (TALIRI) as head of poultry unit. He introduces himself and his work in this one of a series of portraits of key people in the Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program. Continue reading

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Chickens / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Poultry / Research

Initial performance data on some chicken breeds in Ethiopia

As preparation for its aim to test and disseminate improved breeds of chickens, national partners and ILRI have carried out some preliminary identification of chicken genotypes that the ACGG project may test. These are summarized in the first project brief Download the brief Continue reading