From the Field

Categories: Tanzania

Staff Feature: Eliwina Mjachakwe (Tanzania)

[caption id="attachment_9635" align="alignleft" width="364"] A group of men and Eliwina discussing women’s role in poultry management.[/caption] Prior to COVID-19 detection and social distancing in Tanzania, World Poultry Foundation consultant Eliwina Mjachakwe was out visiting smallholder farmers and encouraging them to practice proper sanitation, especially handwashing. Eliwina ...

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Spring 2020 Visit to Tanzania

The WPF staff had the opportunity to visit poultry producers in the Morogoro Region in Tanzania (196 kg west of Dar es Salaam).  The team visited several villages where Mother Units (also known as Brooding Units) were growing Sasso birds to 28 days and then selling them to neighboring farmers and villages.  ...

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A Success Story from the Field

Reported by Eliwina Joseph [caption id="attachment_9859" align="alignleft" width="300"] Prisca John's Poultry Flock[/caption] Penye nia pana njia is a Swahili saying which means “when there is a willing there is a way”. Prisca John resides in a famous village called Mdaula besides the main road heading to Dodoma, ...

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An update on our projects in Tanzania

A travel note from Randall Ennis, CEO of World Poultry Foundation: On my latest visit to Tanzania, I had the opportunity to observe a marketing awareness and messaging to a women’s group in the Pwani village in Tanzania. The presentation was about the value of dual-purpose birds in the ...

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The impact of the African Poultry Multiplication Initiative in Nigeria

A travel note from Randall Ennis, CEO of World Poultry Foundation: On December 7, 2018, I went with Korede Afolabi and his team from Amo Farm Sieberer Hatchery to visit with smallholder farmers in the villages of Ayegunle and Alouge in the Ogunmakin region of Nigeria. We had the opportunity to meet ...

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Checking in on Projects in East Africa

I’ve just returned from visiting Tanzania along with Mike Welch, who serves as Vice Chairman of the World Poultry Foundation. Our May trip allowed us to see first-hand the African Poultry Management Initiative’s progress in Tanzania, which is going very well. We attended the World Poultry Foundation’s ...

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While in Vikawe, Tanzania…

While in Vikawe, Tanzania (in the coastal area north of Dar es Salaam) I had the opportunity to visit a Mother Unit owned by Zarina Madabida. Zarina owns a Mother Unit, brooding Sasso birds to 28 days of age for sale to small holder farmers in the area.  She also has ...

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Bringing layers to Tanzanian Women

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 increase awareness of the laying potential ...

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