Current Program Highlights

WISHH, Flosell Celebrate Milestones in Ghana

Farmer leaders representing the ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program celebrated the success of WISHH’s long-term collaboration with strategic partner Flosell Farms this week as it toured its aquaculture facilities in Sogakope, Ghana. Soybean growers from Illinois,

WISHH Panel Stars at Nigeria: Now Conference

This week, the ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health Program sponsored the participation of Nigerian strategic partners at the annual Nigeria: Now Conference in Lagos. WISHH led a panel discussion, Partnering with US SOY to Tackle Food and

WISHH Presents Work at International Food Aid Showcase

The ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program sponsored and participated in the International Food Aid Showcase at the United States Department of Agriculture on May 2nd. WISHH Executive Director Gena Perry and New Business Development Director Mike

U.S. Soy Flour Plays a Key Role in Global Food Security

Building on ASA/WISHH’s United Soybean Board sponsored global food security dialogue, WISHH strategic partners Tiger Soy and Edesia Nutrition explain why U.S. soy packs the necessary protein for life-saving food packets across the world.

WISHH Presents Importance of U.S. Soy to Research Directors

The ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program continued its work with the private and public sector to highlight U.S. soy’s global value by participating in the Association of 1890s Research Directors (ARD) Biannual Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee.

WISHH Expands Aqua Aeration Trials to Nigeria

ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program began the installation of aeration equipment for trials in Nigeria last week at two aquaculture farms. The Nebraska Soybean Board has supported WISHH’s trials in sub-Saharan Africa, which have now expanded

CAST-Cambodia Aqua Association Gains Traction

ASA/WISHH’s CAST-Cambodia project continues to lead and strengthen the aquaculture supply chain in Cambodia. CAST and the Cambodian Aquauculturist Association organized a regional fish and aquaculture business dialogue in Battambang province, Cambodia on March 13. More than 150 stakeholders, including

ASA/WISHH African Strategic Partners Highlight Trade Team in Georgia

The American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program sponsored the participation of multiple African strategic partners to two major trade team events held in Georgia in January. Attendees from Ghana and Senegal engaged in the International

ASA/WISHH, U.S. Soy Highlight AFRAQ23 in Zambia

In November 2023, WISHH organized a 27-person delegation to partake in the World Aquaculture Society’s AFRAQ23 conference held in Lusaka, Zambia. AFRAQ23 focuses on the latest research and developmental aspects of aquaculture in Africa. The delegation, consisting of farmers, academics,

Illinois Soybean Growers Join WISHH in Cambodia

The ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program welcomed Illinois Soybean Association farmer leaders and staff to Cambodia this week to see updates on WISHH aquaculture and feed activities. ISA came to the Southeast Asian country on January

USB Chair Reinforces ASA/WISHH Partnership Value

United Soybean Board Chair Steve Reinhard reinforced the value of strategic partnerships with the ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program last month. Reinhard, a soybean grower from Ohio, spoke at WISHH’s 2023 global food security dialogue at

WISHH Builds Nigerian Aquaculture Through Strategic Partnerships

In Nigeria, WISHH helps train professionals at Animal Care Laboratories, a leading business that offers livestock feeds, animal diagnostics and animal health products. Although Animal Care’s primary business lies in the poultry sector, it works with over 1,000 fish farmers.

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