Activity

Timeline

Lead

Remark
Yr 1
Q1&
Q2
Countersigned Grant Agreement
November 10th, 2014
ILRI management and ACGG program team
Signed by ILRI
Data collection formats drafted
Last week of December, 2014
ACGG program team
Draft circulated to partners and comments received
Site selection framework drafted and shared with partners
December, 2014
ACGG program team
Draft circulated to partners and comments received
JD’s for different positions developed and shared with appropriate offices/partners
December, 2014
ACGG Program Team
Complete
Project Coordinator/Project Managing Officer Hired and On-boarded
January, 2015
ACGG Program Team
Complete
Annual travel to three of the program countries to meet GO officials and country team aimed at getting permissions for import of chicken lines to the countries and discuss the program
March, 2015
ACGG Program Team

Engage with S. Kapur on soliciting the chicken lines from India
March, 2015
ACGG Program Team
In-progress
Drafting and circulating baseline data collection sheet
March, 2015
ACGG Program Team-ILRI Materials and Methods Group
Drafted
Recruiting sub-country coordinators
March, 2015
ACGG Country Teams
Complete
Recruiting ground staff in the countries
April-June, 2015
ACGG Country Teams
In-progress
Annual Meeting/Project Planning Meeting
May 18th-19th, 2015
ACGG Program Team
Addis
ACGG SIAC Meeting
May 20th, 2015
ACGG Program Team
Addis
Data Management System Established
June, 2015
ACGG Program Team-ILRI Data Team
In-progress
Senior Poultry Geneticist Hired and On-Boarded
June 30th, 2015
ACGG Program Team
Pending
Regional Coordinator Training
June-July, 2015
ACGG Program Team
Addis
Nigeria National Launch/Planning Meeting
July, 2015
ACGG Nigeria Team

Tanzania National Launch/Planning Meeting
July 13-16, 2015
ACGG Tanzania Program Team

Ethiopia National Launch/Planning Meeting
August, 2015
ACGG Ethiopia Program Team

Baseline Teams Trained and Baseline Launched
July, 2015
ACGG Ethiopia Program Team-ILRI Materials and Methods and Data Management Groups

Yr 1
Q3&
Q4
Interim Progress Report
August 31st, 2015
ACGG Program Team

SOP for on-farm and on-station testing is complete
August, 2015
ACGG Program Team
In-progress
Infrastructure for multiplication procured in each project country
September, 2015
ACGG Program Team and ACGG Country Teams
In-progress
Recruiting PhD and MSc students
October, 2015
ACGG Program Team, Country Teams, and WUR

Yr, Q3 All-Program Conference Call
October, 2015
ACGG Program Team

Begin Import of Selected Strains
September, 2015
ACGG Program Team and ACGG Country Teams

Global Access Strategy and Business Plan for sharing the germplasm with prospective public and private multiplication organizations
November 15th, 2015
ACGG Program Team

Yr1, Q4 All-Program Conference Call
February, 2016
ACGG Program Team

Yr 2
Q1&
Q2
Draft Monitoring and Evaluation Plan and demonstrative effective use of online data analytics platform such as www.yaap-up.com
March 31st, 2016
ACGG Program Team

Annual Progress and Financial Report
March 31st, 2016
ACGG Program Team

Baseline data publically available
March 31st, 2016
ACGG Program Team-ILRI Materials and Methods Group

Annual travel to three of the program countries
April, 2016
ACGG Program Team

Annual Meeting
May 13th-17th, 2016
ACGG Program Team

Yr2, Q2 All-Program Conference Call
July, 2016
ACGG Program Team

Yr 2
Q3&
Q4
Interim Progress Report
August 31st, 2016
ACGG Program Team

Stakeholder mapping complete
October, 2016
ACGG Program Team and PICO-EA

Yr2, Q3 All-Program Conference Call
October, 2016
ACGG Program Team

Yr2, Q4 All-Program Conference Call
February, 2017
ACGG Program Team

Yr 3
Q1&
Q2
Annual Progress and Financial Report
March 31st, 2017
ACGG Program Team

On-station testing data becomes publically available
March 31st, 2017
ACGG Program Team-ILRI Data Management Group and Country Teams

Annual Meeting
May 13th-17th, 2017
ACGG Program Team

Two lines tested in each country
April, 2017 (Outcome 1)
ACGG Program Team and Country Teams

Annual travel to three of the program countries
April, 2017
ACGG Program Team

Yr3, Q2 All-Program Conference Call
July, 2016
ACGG Program Team

Yr 3
Q3&
Q4
Interim Progress Report
August 31st, 2017
ACGG Program Team

Yr3, Q3 All-Program Conference Call
October, 2017
ACGG Program Team

ACGG has access to desired exotic lines in each project country for testing
October, 2017 (Outcome 2.3)
ACGG Program Team

Yr3, Q4 All-Program Conference Call
February, 2018
ACGG Program Team

Yr 4
Q1&
Q2
Annual Progress and Financial Report
March 31st, 2018
ACGG Program Team

On-farm data become publically available
March 31st, 2018 (Output 1.1.5)
ACGG Program Team-ILRI Data Management Group and Country Teams

Annual travel to three of the program countries
April, 2018
ACGG Program Team

Annual Meeting
May 13th-17th, 2018
ACGG Program Team

Yr3, Q2 All-Program Conference Call
July, 2018
ACGG Program Team

Yr 4
Q3&
Q4
Interim Progress Report
August 31st, 2018
ACGG Program Team

Yr4, Q3 All-Program Conference Call
October, 2018
ACGG Program Team

Each country has a roadmap for genetic gains
October, 2018
ACGG Program Team and WUR

Data evidence for a minimum of one line per country available
October, 2018
ACGG Program Team and Country Teams

Policy framework available to all stakeholders
October, 2018
ACGG Program Team

National researchers complete summer training in data analysis and cross discipline learning
October, 2018
ACGG Program Team and WUR

At least one company in each project country develop a strategy for the distribution/sale of farmer-preferred chicks
October, 2018
ACGG Program Team and PICO-EA

A minimum of 10 brooders/distributers in each country
October, 2018
ACGG Program Team and Country Teams

A comprehensive framework for the development of independent chicken testing and evaluation centers will be publically accessible
October, 2018
ACGG Program Team, Country Teams, and WUR

Yr3, Q4 All-Program Conference Call
February, 2019
ACGG Program Team

Yr 5
Q1&
Q2
Annual Progress and Financial Report
March 31st, 2019
ACGG Program Team

Additional on-farm data become publically available
March 31st, 2019
ACGG Program Team-ILRI Data Management Group and Country Teams

Annual travel to three of the program countries
April, 2019


Annual Meeting
May 13th-17th, 2014
ACGG Program Team

Yr5, Q2 All-Program Conference Call
July, 2019
ACGG Program Team

Yr 5
Q3&
Q4
Interim Progress Report
August 31st, 2019
ACGG Program Team

Yr5, Q3 All-Program Conference Call
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team

At least 5 lines tested in each country
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team

Data evidence for a minimum of a two farmer-preferred lines with productivity potential of 200-300% higher than local chickens
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team-ILRI Data Management Group and Country Teams

Both lines are registered in their respective project countries
October, 2018
ACGG Program Team and Country Teams

At least one private sector company per country is committed to investing in the chicken VC by October, 2018
October, 2018
ACGG Program Team, PICO-EA and Country Teams

A commitment (MOU or monetary) to the development of the long-term genetic gain program has been made in each project country
October, 2019
All Partners

10 M.Scs. and 2-3 PhDs per country enrolled in their respective programs
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team, Country Teams, and WUR

At least one company in each project country engaged in the distribution/sale of farmer-preferred chicks
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team, Country Teams, and PICO-EA

Public and private sector commitment to partnership in the chicken VC
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team and PICO-EA

A minimum of 20 brooders/distributers in each country
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team and Country Teams

The public or private sector is maintaining and multiplying at least two tested lines
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team, Country Teams, and PICO-EA

Public and private sector commitment to partnership in the chicken VC
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team, Country Teams, and PICO-EA

At least one private company or the public sector in each project country have reported monetary commitments to the development of chicken testing centers
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team, Country Teams, and PICO-EA

At least two private sector company per country is committed to investing in the chicken VC
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team, Country Teams, and PICO-EA

Paper on the impact of introducing exotic birds on the indigenous population publically available
October, 2019
ACGG Program Team

Yr5, Q4 All-Program Conference Call
November, 2019
ACGG Program Team

Final**
Comprehensive data set of baseline, on-station, and on-farm testing data is publically available
December 31st, 2019
ACGG Program Team-ILRI Data Management Team


Final Progress and Financial Report
December 31st, 2019
ACGG Program Team


Note: Items in red were located in the “Grant Agreement.”