Platform for African – European Partnership in Agricultural Research for Development

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Poultry as a tool for poverty alleviation, food security, and income

Published on 5 February 2014. A series of 13 new educational videos on Family Poultry Development, in addition to covering a range of poultry production related issues, cover 4 videos on Poultry Nutrition and Feeding.

The videos are prepared for self study of technical staffs and for use in training sessions. They highlight the general role and situation of family poultry and their contribution to food security, income generation and gender equality; give information about family poultry nutrition and feeding in the different production systems; address topics of poultry health and disease control; and give information about the importance of assessing the economic aspects in family poultry development. 


  1. 1

    Poultry as a tool for poverty alleviation, food security, and income generation

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video describes the relationship between family poultry production and poverty …
  2. 2

    Family poultry production - Socio-cultural aspects of family poultry production

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video is describing the importance of family poultry production in particular for …
  3. 3

    Family poultry nutrition and feeding - The scavenged based system

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video explains the feed resources and feeding practices of scavenged based …
  4. 4

    Family poultry nutrition and feeding - The free range system

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video explains the feed resources and feeding practices in the free range poult…
  5. 5

    Family poultry nutrition and feeding - The semi-intensive system

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video explains the feed resources and feeding practices in the semi-intensive …
  6. 6

    Family poultry nutrition and feeding - The small-scale intensive system

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video explains the feed resources and feeding practices in the small-scale inte…
  7. 7

    Family poultry production - Introduction to the sustainable control of Newcastle disease

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video provides background information about the importance of Newcastle dise…
  8. 8

    Family poultry production - An introduction to on-farm biosecurity

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video is explaining the principles and components of biosecurity for family poult…
  9. 9

    Family poultry production - Introduction to family poultry economics

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video describes the contribution of economics to the development of the differ…
  10. 10

    Family poultry production - Social equity and assessing change

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video describes the characteristics of scavenge based, small scale intensive a…
  11. 11

    Family poultry production - Calculating productivity

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video explains the difference between the terms production and productivity and…
  12. 12

    Family poultry production - Assessing poultry systems

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video explains procedures and steps in assessing poultry systems, both at the…
  13. 13

    Family poultry production - Budgeting

    http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/themes/en/poultry/home.html
    The video explains budgeting procedures and steps how to assess change of eco…

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