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Poultry Genomics

Poultry Genomics provides a platform upon which stakeholders will develop complementary projects to address the challenges of increasing the productivity of village poultry; improving both financial and nutritional security for the poorest poultry keepers, particularly women.

Featured projects

Analysis of genotypes and phenotypes for backyard poultry production in sub-Saharan Africa

Assessing genetic diversity in relation to geography and agro-ecologies, and its relevance to breeding improvement programs

The contributions made by nutrition and genotype to resilience in poultry

Elucidating the response(s) of poultry genotypes to disease challenge when nutrients are limiting

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