Poultry Husbandry Training to Improve Indigenous Chicken Production by Safina And Shalom Women Groups In Arusha Municipality

Sindiyo, Emmanuel (2011) Poultry Husbandry Training to Improve Indigenous Chicken Production by Safina And Shalom Women Groups In Arusha Municipality. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The project was hosted by CBOs called SAFINA and SHALOM women groups found in Engutoto Ward, in Arusha Municipality, Arusha Region. The project report consists of the following areas; Different methodology used in collecting data, Assessment, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. Data collected were analyzed using SPSS computer software program. Prioritizations of the problem were done by using Pair wise ranking. The major identified problems were poor skills on indigenous chicken husbandry among poultry keepers which lead to poor nutrition, poor housing system and high mortality rates due to existence of different poultry killer diseases in the area. The project implementation have focus on one major area of training on better animal husbandry practices, in which 60 members for Safina and Shalom women groups were equipped with skills in poultry husbandry. The findings for the completed enter versions observed during the monitoring and evaluation showed that there is improvement in egg production, due to the improvement of nutrition, disease control, egg production among poultry keepers increased relative to time before the project, baby chicks motility decreased drastically. Generally this project aimed at strengthening the SAFINA and SHALOM women groups and Engutoto community at large through selected areas of capacity building (training) in order to hasten achievement of the desired benefits, which are primarily vested in increased income and food security.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences/Animals
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr. Administrator OUT
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2012 08:42
Last Modified: 24 May 2017 10:45
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/304

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