Nigeria

This page brings together ILRI and partner resources on Nigeria. Click different tabs to see news items, research outputs, journal articles, video materials and presentations as well as ILRI projects and people related to Nigeria. See ILRI research on other countries

'Africa, which imports nearly 83% of the food it consumes, has a real chicken and egg problem. The continent is caught between pressure from imports in some countries and an inability to meet demand in others.' Article by Calestous Juma republished from The Conversation. Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Sep/2016
Oladeji Bamidele, national project coordinator in Nigeria, introduces himself and his work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG). Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jul/2016
Tesfahun Alemayehu, research associate and economist with the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program in Ethiopia, gives an account of the recent on-farm training sessions that took place in the three countries (Ethiopia, Nigeria and Tanzania) where ACGG operates. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jul/2016
Isaac Adeyinka, co-principal investigator in Nigeria introduces himself and his work. This is one of a series of portraits of key people in the Africa Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jun/2016
The ACGG project is concerned with the development of indigenous chickens and this post explains the position of the project on this matter, following a conversation that started with a BBC article mentioning the Bill & Melinda Gates' involvement in poultry production. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jun/2016
Our foundation is betting on chickens. Alongside partners throughout sub-Saharan Africa, we are working to create sustainable market systems for poultry. It’s especially important for these systems to make sure farmers can buy birds that have been properly vaccinated and are well suited to the local growing conditions. Our goal: to eventually help 30 percent of the rural families in sub-Saharan Africa raise improved breeds of vaccinated chickens, up from just 5 percent now. . . . Continue reading →
ILRI clippings, Jun/2016
The latest brief by the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) program, More productive chickens—potentially a multi-million dollar business, outlines how the program is reaching out to the private sector and involving poor smallholder women farmers in Africa in the chicken value chain. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Jun/2016
A new project with the visibility and scale like the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) project deserves a strong communication approach, especially when the project team is keen on earmarking resources and attention for it. This post tracks back the development of the ACGG communication plan and some of the challenges and opportunities in the process... Continue reading →
Maarifa, Apr/2016
Adebambo Olufunmilayo, co-principal investigator for the African Chicken Genetic Gains (ACGG) Project in Nigeria, incumbent director of the Biotechnology Centre and project leader at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), introduces herself and her work with the program. It is one of a series of portraits of key people in ACGG. Continue reading →
African Chicken Genetic Gains, Apr/2016
La production d'animaux d'élevage devrait doubler dans les 40 années à venir et le traitement de la peau du manioc pour en tirer du fourrage de qualité pourrait s’avérer une stratégie de choix pour les économies africaines qui n’arrivent pas à combler la demande de produits d’origine animale, selon une étude récemment publiée par trois centres CGIAR. Continue reading →
ILRI news blog, Jan/2016

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Tadelle Dessie
Scientist-Animal Genetics/Breeding
Tunde Adegoke Amole
Postdoctoral Scientist, Livestock Feeds WA

People working on Nigeria

Tadelle Dessie
Scientist-Animal Genetics/Breeding
Tunde Adegoke Amole
Postdoctoral Scientist, Livestock Feeds WA