Capacity building / Chickens / Ethiopia

Pilot field sampling. March 2011. Horro District

CH4D team photo. Team en route to Horro (photo credit: ILRI/Dessie).

Three Land cruisers carried 21 staff and equipment 300km east of Addis Ababa to Shambu, Horro District, for a two day pilot field sampling.  After booking out all the rooms at the local hotel, the field team was divided into three genetic and health team and a socio-economic team.   With the recruitment of three district administrators from the neighbouring villages, the teams piloted the sampling and surveys at several household within the villages.  From all reports, the farmers were happy to participate in the project with some farmers actively approaching the field teams to be included in the project.   Ectoparasites collected from several birds during the pilot field sampling will be identified at the EIAR, Debre Zeit laboratory.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s