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‘One egg per day per person’, says African Chicken Genetic Gains project leader at launch in Nigeria

On 22 July 2015 the ACGG project was officially launched in Nigeria in the presence of government officials and key stakeholders in the Nigerian chicken value chain. The event promoted the nutritional value of eggs and recommended ‘one egg per day per person’. Continue reading

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Ethiopia launch marks roll-out of chicken genetics improvement project in Africa

The Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project was launched on 5 August 2015 on the premises of the Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research (EIAR), following the first innovation platform meeting which was run by the PICO-Eastern Africa team on 3-4 August in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Continue reading