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Long term genetic gains
implementation plan for the African
Chicken Genetic Gains program
Johan van Arendonk (Wageningen U...
Vision
• Sustainable genetic improvement
program can be primary driver for
change
• GET the genetics right and it will
ser...
Workplan
• Preparation
• Evaluate promising indigenous chicken
ecotypes
• Design and evaluation of breeding
schemes
• Outl...
Activities
Team and capacity building
• Training workshops on
– Breeding programs (sept, 2015)
– Statistical analysis (201...
• Collaboration is crucial
• Important to meet needs
• Focus on impact: pathway out of
poverty
 Contact person for each c...
more productive chickens for
Africa’s smallholders
http://africacgg.net
The presentation has a Creative Commons licence. Y...
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Long term genetic gains implementation plan for the African Chicken Genetic Gains program

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Presented by Johan van Arendonk (Wageningen University) at the First ACGG Program Management Team meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 18-20 May 2015


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Long term genetic gains implementation plan for the African Chicken Genetic Gains program

  1. 1. Long term genetic gains implementation plan for the African Chicken Genetic Gains program Johan van Arendonk (Wageningen University) First ACGG Program Management Team meeting, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 18-20 May 2015
  2. 2. Vision • Sustainable genetic improvement program can be primary driver for change • GET the genetics right and it will serve as a systemic pull factor
  3. 3. Workplan • Preparation • Evaluate promising indigenous chicken ecotypes • Design and evaluation of breeding schemes • Outline path forward for sustainable genetic improvement
  4. 4. Activities Team and capacity building • Training workshops on – Breeding programs (sept, 2015) – Statistical analysis (2016) – Sustainable poultry breeding (2017) • Development of e-learning material Research – Analysing past  guidelines for future – Getting it right
  5. 5. • Collaboration is crucial • Important to meet needs • Focus on impact: pathway out of poverty  Contact person for each country Getting it right
  6. 6. more productive chickens for Africa’s smallholders http://africacgg.net The presentation has a Creative Commons licence. You are free to re-use or distribute this work, provided credit is given to ILRI.

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