From the Field


12 Years of World Poultry Foundation

Richard Fritz has been a steadfast champion at World Poultry Foundation over the last twelve years. As he transitions away from World Poultry Foundation and into retirement, we wanted to gather some of the important lessons he's learned over his illustrious career in one place. An expert in the poultry ...

News from Zimbabwe: Exciting progress in a challenging environment

On my recent visit to Zimbabwe, I saw how the Hamara team, with the support of World Poultry Foundation, has been able to further develop their distribution network and deepen their reach into rural communities with their dual-purpose poultry (DPP) chickens. Hamara, our private sector partner in Zimbabwe, bravely kicked ...

We’re Hiring!

WPF is looking to fill several key roles as it plans for growth. A brief overview and detailed Job Description for each role are included below. Please apply, or share with someone you know who might be interested! Interested candidates should submit an application by Dec 1! Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning ...

“Everything is linked”

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. Asked about the best part ...

Qatar and Gates Foundation pledge $200 million to help farmers adapt to climate change

This article appears in full on The Peninsula. Click here to read the original article. “The strategic partnership was announced by Bill Gates and Khalifa Al-Kuwari, Director General of QFFD, in the presence of Gates Foundation CEO, Mark Suzman during a panel at the Doha Forum. It will support climate-adaptive ...

WPF visits South Africa, in the nick of time

On the move again, the WPF visited South Africa last week. We went to visit our local partners as well as deepen our relationships with others working in the poultry space in South Africa. While in Pretoria, we met with government and non-government partners to brainstorm future partnerships. One exciting ...

WPF visits Hamara team in Zimbabwe

The WPF team took advantage of a decline in COVID-19 cases in Sub-Saharan Africa to travel to Zimbabwe this month. We went to visit our partners on the ground, Hamara, who are implementing the APMI model with farmers throughout Zimbabwe (and are also growing into Zambia!). Though the trip was ...

From Farm Intern to Farm Manager

Checking in with World Poultry Foundation sponsored intern Sethabile "Seh" Dlamini since her return to South Africa, the vivacious young poultry farmer effused with good news:  In June she was hired to manage a new layer farm, Iyanda Holdings, which trades as Wonderland Foods.  Located on the edge of Durban, ...