Aneth John is one of the farmers testing chicken strains with the African Chicken Genetic Gain Program (ACGG) in Tanzania. This is her story.
ACGG Nigeria in partnership with Bdellium Consult Ltd, organized a one-day training for selected field officers (FOs) from the five sub-national zones on 7 February 2017 to ensure that the ACGG chickens are vaccinated for Newcastle Disease.
In Ethiopia, in recent months, project staff have been particularly busy with three activities: a) innovation platform (IP) work, b) enumerators’ training and c) procurement of the chicks, hatching and brooding.
The African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program’s training for on-station chicken performance testing has been completed in all three countries of operation -Ethiopia, Nigeria and Tanzania.
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.
An advanced course on ‘Design and implementation of breeding programs for smallholder poultry farmers’ by the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 27 September to 2 October 2015, at the ILRI campus.