Our mission is to be a catalyst for improving lives globally through the sustainable production of poultry by empowering farmers in developing regions.

Global Reach

Improving lives through increases in income, improved nutrition through diverse diets, training and education, health and hygiene. Through the implementation of the African Poultry Multiplication Initiative, as well as other WPF sponsored programs, we can accurately measure progress and impact in many of these attributes where we have access to the data.

See Our Impact


Rural households reached
Profit per flock
Trained in poultry farming
Countries supported
Women-led flocks
Day-old chicks distributed

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From the Field

How the WPF is Using Data to Accelerate Impact

Getting a clear picture of what’s happening in the field is a challenge: Who buys dual-purpose birds? Where are these farmers located? Are birds growing as we’d expect? What do farmers do with …

Qatar Fund for Development Signs 5-Year Agreement with World Poultry Foundation to Expand the Poultry Sector in Sierra Leone and The Gambia

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has signed a 5-year, $13 million agreement with World Poultry Foundation (WPF) to expand its flagship program “the African Poultry Multiplication Initiative (APMI)” to The Gambia and Sierra Leone. This new …

What is Dual-Purpose Poultry (DPP)?

Across Africa, an estimated 70% of small scale producers rear poultry (80% of whom are women). The majority rear traditional breeds which are more accessible in rural areas. Due to high mortality rates, expensive inputs, slower growth …

“A lovely place – the farm, America, the people!”

The World Poultry Foundation partners with the Zimbabwean registered non-profit Growing Farmers Trust to fund training opportunities for Zimbabwean poultry farmers on US poultry farms. Placements are arranged through a partnership with the WISE Foundation, …


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