The 6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture (AACAA) was held in Nairobi 27-30 October, 2014. The theme was Africa's Animal Agriculture: Macro-trends and future opportunities
The ILRI Breeding and Genetics team made the following presentations:
Invited contribution:
Boly, H. and Ojango, J.M.K. ; Agricultural Education and Skills Improvement in Africa; 6th All Africa Conference on
animal agriculture, 2014

Chagunda, G.G.M., Kawonga, B.S., Mankhwala, F., Tebug, S.F.and Chiwona-Karltun, L; Dairy intensification
strategies
and dairy's contribution to sustainable
livelihoods in smallholder systems; 6th All Africa Conference on animal agriculture, 2014

E. Wondmeneh, E.H, Van der Waaij, D. Tadelle, H.M.J. Udo, and J.A.M. Van Arendonk; Productivity and economic impacts
of selected
intervention in the rural poultry production
system ; 6th All Africa Conference on animal agriculture, 2014

Getinet, M., Tadelle, D., Agaba, M., Mwai, O., Djikeng, A. and Tesfaye, K.; Documenting concordance and discordance of
Y-chromosome,
mtDNA and autosomal markers on origin
of domestication and routes of goat global divergence: a review ; 6th All Africa Conference on animal agriculture, 2014

Mekuriaw, G. Tesfaye, K., Dessie, T., Mwai, O., Djikeng, A.and Agaba, M.; A review of genetic diversity of domestic goats (C. hircus)
identified by microsatellite loci: from globa
l perspective ; 6th All Africa Conference on animal agriculture, 2014

Meutchieye, F.*, Ayagirwe, B.B.R., Wikondi, J., Youchahou, P., Bisimwa, B.C., Bacigale, S.B., Wamonje, F., Fon, D.E.,
Osama, S., Metre, T.K., Niba, A.T., Nyebe
, M.G.I., Manjeli, Y.and Mwai, O.; Production Systems, diversity and richness of cavy culture in Cameroon; 6th All Africa
Conference on animal agriculture, 2014

Mrode, R.; Implementation of genomic selection: Steps and experience in dairy cattle and goats populations: Implications
for intensification of dairy production in Africa;
6th All Africa Conference on animal agriculture, 2014

Oyieng, P. E., Charo-Karisa. H., Kahi. K. A.and Ojango. J.M.K.; Assessment of the smallholder aquaculture value chain in
Eastern Kenya for sustainable fish breeding; 6th
All Africa Conference on animal agriculture, 2014

Wanyoike, F., Mtimet, N., Ndiwa, N.,Marshall, K. and Godiah, L.; Somali small ruminants pastoral producers knowledge
and exploitation of livestock grading and pricing
systems; 6th All Africa Conference on animal agriculture, 2014