From the Field


Ground-level Spotlight: A Comprehensive Look at the Roles of FSRs, BUs, and SSPs in the APMI Program

By: Eve Kamba, Maureen Stickel and, Jan de Jonge If you've been following the African Poultry Multiplication Initiative (APMI) Blog series, you've walked through the intricacies of private sector partner selection, the complex planning stages, and the establishment of a robust supply chain. Now, our focus shifts to the crucial ...

Employment Opportunity: Operational Assistant, Atlanta Area, USA

Operational Assistant, Atlanta Area, USA Part time Consultant Position Applications Due by January 26, 2024 The World Poultry Foundation (WPF) is seeking a motivated and organized individual to support a diverse range of operational and administrative needs. Location: Huntsville, Alabama or Atlanta, Georgia area (Preferred). Successful candidate should be located within a 4...

Establishing the Supply Chain: A Fundamental Component of Poultry Development Success

By: Randall Ennis, Jan de Jonge and Joe Antonio At the heart of the African Poultry Multiplication Initiative (APMI) lies a critical element - the supply chain. The APMI program hinges on efficient logistics for dual-purpose poultry (DPP) procurement, vaccine supply, feed ingredients, and distribution channels. A resilient supply chain ...

Celebrating Alan Habegger’s Legacy

The board of directors of the World Poultry Foundation hereby go on record in commendation of Alan Habegger for his dedicated service that contributed to the formation of the World Poultry Foundation (WPF) by virtue of his leadership with the predecessor organization to the WPF, the USAPEEC International Poultry Development ...

Planning for Profitability: A Deep Dive into APMI’s Success Model

By: Randall Ennis, Maureen Stickel and Jan de Jonge Developing a program that improves livelihoods and provides sustainable profit across a value chain requires accurate modeling, meticulous planning, and regular tracking. The African Poultry Multiplication Initiative (APMI) exemplifies this approach, focusing on developing a sustainable poultry model with far-reaching social ...

Improving chicken nutrition – new app helps farmers get feed mixes right

A free mobile app for chicken farmers is set to make optimal poultry nutrition easier, while also helping farmers save money and improve profits. The FeedMixer App, now available on the Apple and Google Play Stores, is designed by poultry nutrition experts at the Poultry Science Department at the University ...

Partner Selection in APMI: Building Strong Foundations for Success

By: Randall Ennis, Maureen Stickel and Jan de Jonge Partner selection plays a crucial role in the success of the African Poultry Multiplication Initiative (APMI). The selection process involves careful assessment and consideration of various factors to identify committed and capable partners who can drive the implementation of APMI effectively ...

Fast Start to Profitable Broiler Production

This story is one in a series from Frances Chisholm highlighting stories of lives impacted by World Poultry Foundation programs and workshops both in the U.S. and abroad. We encourage you to learn more about Ms. Chisholm and our poultry projects in South Africa. “It’s very crucial to ...