The role of soy in nutrition for developing countries

Wilna Oldewage-Theron PhD RD(SA), Professor of Nutrition, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX It is estimated that one in nine people in the world still has insufficient food for an active and healthy life. Of these undernourished people, the majority live in developing countries1. Undernourishment is characterized by protein-energy malnutrition (stunting, …

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WISHH Sees Long-Term Market Development Success in sub-Saharan Africa

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Program’s long-term market development work in sub-Saharan Africa is gaining traction. In Africa, WISHH works with local supply chain partners to drive early-stage, long-term market growth in developing economies through technical assistance, market linkages, capacity building conferences, …

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ASA/WISHH Participates in Farmer Field Day in Pakistan

The American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (ASA/WISHH) program recently participated in a Farmer Field Day in Pakistan through the USDA-funded FEEDing Pakistan project now in its third phase. The Field Day, organized by AMG Fish Feed, was attended by more than 100 participants including fish …

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ASA’s WISHH FY 2016 Results

Check out the ASA’s WISHH FY 2016 Results infographic here. ASA’s WISHH FY 2016 Results Mission: The WISHH Program develops agricultural value chains in emerging markets, creating trade and long-term demand for U.S. soy.   Budgets Leveraged 6-1 • WISHH leveraged Qualified State Soybean Board (QSSB) checkoff support to generate …

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Thomas Kentner Joins WISHH Program Committee

ASA President Ron Moore has confirmed Illinois soybean grower Thomas Kentner as the newest member of the FY 2017 World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Program Committee. Kentner will hold an at-large seat on the Committee, which oversees WISHH’s many activities that build long-term markets for U.S. soy. …

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