From the Field


Almost like heaven

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. Thabo Nkomo admits he was ...

WPF releases new training resources for small-scale poultry farmers in Africa

The World Poultry Foundation (WPF) has released a series of new training materials to help small- scale poultry farmers improve their farming methods and incomes. The WPF explains that small-scale producers are farmers who typically start with just a few birds in their gardens, but who later grow their flocks ...

Transferring Knowledge to Partners: A Comprehensive Approach to Training and Development in the APMI Program

  By: Eve Kamba and Joe Antonyo Training plays a crucial role in the success of the African Poultry Multiplication Initiative (APMI), ensuring our partners are well-prepared for their roles and responsibilities.  Our training program utilizes a structured framework consisting of  needs assessments, resource development, capacity building, and monitoring and evaluation. ...

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 ...