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US foundation works to end African poverty with chickens

The World Poultry Foundation has a $21.4 million grant from the Gates Foundation and a passion to improve lives in rural Africa with poultry.
Can the World Poultry Foundation take a $21.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and, in four years, improve incomes and nutrition for millions of smallholder chicken farmers in rural Africa? That’s the challenge for the team leading the World Poultry Foundation, which is working in rural Nigeria and Tanzania to empower smallholder farmers – especially women – to earn higher incomes and improve the nutrition of their families through poultry-growing enterprises.
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World Poultry Foundation gets $21.4 million Gates grant

Grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation designated to enhance poultry production in Tanzania and Nigeria
The World Poultry Foundation (WPF) has received a four year $21.4 million dollar grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to enhance poultry production in Tanzania and Nigeria.
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World Poultry Foundation closes broiler training in Ghana

As part of an ongoing project in the West African nation, the World Poultry Foundation completed an effort to increase poultry science knowledge.
The World Poultry Foundation (WPF) completed a teaching program in Ghana designed to help those teaching Ghanaians about animal husbandry know the subject matter better.
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Poultry a climate-smart option for developing nations

Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agribusiness Project designed to help farmers with climate-smart approaches to production
Using fewer natural resources and emitting less greenhouse gas than other food-producing animals, chickens represent an environmentally-friendly option for smallholders in developing countries as much as for Western agribusinesses.
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