Multi-country genetic evaluation

Linked to breeding program design and simulation of genetic gains

Professional development

Linked to talent and technology incubation

Advocacy and awareness and business development

Linked to livestock genetic improvement and circular bio-economy

Collaboration, networking and partnerships

Linked to strong and long-term engagements between variant parties

Our Goal

To drive the development and dissemination of livestock improved genetics and broader genetic improvement solutions in Africa

Insight and Trends

Recent Posts

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Genetic study identifies breeding for resilience to climate change is possible

Nov 20, 2019

New study may have huge implications for tropical livestock production...

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New Project will help support breeding decisions for dairy farmers in Rwanda

Nov 13, 2019

Could a profit index help maximise dairy outputs and income from low-input farming systems in Rwanda?

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Our Mandate

The AABNet is mandated to address the following main challenges:

design of breeding programs to support genetic improvement in complex livestock production systems

the limited and ineffective human and technical capacity

modern livestock genetic evaluation schemes (including guidance and advise on the importation of exotic germplasms

Our Vision

A long-term vision of AABNet is linked to its bold ambition to become unique platform of highly knowledgeable animal breeders and influential professionals with the capacity to provide exceptional support and advice on animal genetics and livestock improvement across the continent.

2020 Publication

In addition to the numerous scientific publications that are published each year communicating the outputs of its research, The African Animal Breeding Network also produces reports and publications to promote its work to non scientific audiences. Here is our 2020 Publication!.

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