12 Feb 2018
As part of a market awareness initiative to demonstrate the value of the dual purpose bird’s egg laying capacity, women’s groups from various villages in the Iringa, Tanzania area were brought together for presentations and talks regarding the African Poultry Multiplication Initiative. To [...]Read more Bringing layers to Tanzanian Women
20 Oct 2017
Here are some photos I took while in Tanzania. The set of farms we visited were for data collection, as we are conducting a baseline survey for poultry producers there. We have a long journey ahead of us to help growers manage flourishing flocks, and are thankful for the program that empower [...]Read more On the road, in Tanzania
12 Oct 2017
On Octber 4-5th, I was fortunate to attend the 2017 Poultry Africa conference in Kigali, Rwanda. Here I am with Dr. Anthony Akunzule of Ghana, an old friend of the WPF. To learn more about this conference, you can visit their website: http://www.poultryafrica2017.com/ – Richard FritzRead more The 2017 Poultry Africa Conference
5 Sep 2017
Visiting with one of our first pilot Mother Units in Tanzania. Her first batch was 500 birds and already pre-sold to smallholder farmers. At right, 4 week old “Kuroilers” ready to be distributed to smallholder farmers. Birds are brooded, vaccinated, and fed and ready for the [...]Read more Our August visit to Tanzania
5 Jul 2017
Walking in the rain in Nigeria to visit one of the parent stock facilities used to produce the low-input dual purpose breeds for the African Poultry Multiplication initiative. Biosecurity is very important and the only way in was by walking. Unfortunately, this visit was during the rainy [...]Read more July’s visit to Nigeria
8 Jun 2017
International travel: not always as glamorous as it sounds! This April, several members of the World Poultry Foundation traveled to Nigeria and other parts of Africa to meet with locals and check on progress of several programs in development there. “One drawback of traveling [...]Read more Three men in a taxi…
1 Jun 2017
From Randall Ennis: “Today we visited with one of our local partners in Tanzania to see progress on their new hatchery that is being funded through the African Poultry Multiplication Initiative. They are doing an awesome job. Now we just need to fill it up with machines!”Read more Progress-in-action on Tanzanian hatchery.
31 May 2017
From Randall Ennis: “Recently we were in Mfinga Tanzania looking at potential Mother Unit sites for our African Poultry Multiplication Initiative. We had a great opportunity to meet with the local villagers and even visited one of the schools in the area.”Read more A quick look at the African Poultry Multiplication Initiative.