ACGG / Chickens / East Africa / Ethiopia / gender / Genetics / ILRI / In focus / LiveGene / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

Assessment report of gender capacities of ACGG partners in Ethiopia

The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project has carried out a gender capacity assessment of its partners in Ethiopia. The findings of this assessment will be used to formulate a capacity development response that will build partners’ capability to effectively and efficiently solve problems and carry out gender-responsive activities. Continue reading

Chickens / Genetics / ILRI / LiveGene / Livestock / LIVESTOCKCRP / Poultry / Research

African Chicken Genetic Gains program develops inception strategy for gender integration

The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) Program and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have commissioned the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) to develop a gender strategy to provide strategic and practical direction to ACGG ’s gender integration. 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

ACGG / Animal Breeding / Capacity Strengthening / Chickens / East Africa / Ethiopia / Genetics / ILRI / Indigenous Breeds / LiveGene / LIVESTOCK-FISH / Nigeria / Poultry / Research / Southern Africa / Tanzania / West Africa

Project management team meeting puts women, youth and innovation platforms front and centre in 2016

The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program management team (PMT) meeting took place in Arusha, Tanzania, recently (27-28 January 2016). Key partners came to discuss program achievements and objectives for the coming year. Continue reading

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

Tanzania women poultry farmers to reap benefits from new project

More than 2,400 smallholder farmers across Tanzania will grow their businesses, reduce food security and create employment in the local economy. These are the concrete aims announced at the launch of the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project in the country. Continue reading