Agriculture Trade Promotion (ATP) activities are well under way at ASA’s WISHH program. This year WISHH has conducted market research in East and West Africa and implemented a series of technical servicing activities for aquaculture in West Africa, thanks to ATP support. Building a prosperous aquaculture industry is key to the strategy to increase U.S. soy exports to West Africa, as soy can play an integral role in the production of various aquaculture feeds. WISHH is also using ATP funds to explore new market opportunities in Togo, Burkina Faso, and Kenya and is organizing a business training for key stakeholders in Kampala, Uganda in November to continue to build strategic partnerships throughout the continent. Photo: In Ghana, much of the Tilapia is spawned in hapa cages like the one shown at this farm where WISHH provides technical servicing.
The foods and beverages that people consume have a profound impact on their health. Soy’s contributions to a healthy diet were recognized in the newly released 2020-2025 USDA Dietary Guidelines. This edition marks the first time the guidelines provide recommendations by life stage,