Current Program Highlights

BBC News Features WISHH Partners in Cambodia

BBC News Global News Podcast has highlighted partners of the American Soybean Association’s WISHH program in a report on how sustainable technology improves the lives of Cambodians. The series, Female Founders: Green Tech in the Blue Economy, discusses the solar

In Nigeria WISHH’s 16-Year Partnership Lifts U.S. Soy Trade

Alltech Nutrients Limited, a Nigerian food company, continues to prefer U.S. Soy for quality and innovation thanks to its 16-year partnership with ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program. Through WISHH’s long-term trade and development partnership, the company

Youth Lead Aquaculture Toward a Sustainable World

August 12 is International Youth Day. The 2023 theme is Green Skills for Youth: Toward a Sustainable World. David Samveasna applied to work for ASA/WISHH as a result of his concern about Cambodia’s declining populations of wild-caught fish. Then age

ASA/WISHH & USB Support Aquaculture Programs in Africa

See why there is a waiting list for aquaculture trainings offered by ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program at Flosell Farms in Ghana. In a new video, WISHH highlights why the real-world internship experience is part of

ASA/WISHH’s Eggcellent Protein Progress in Ghana

The results keep growing from the World Initiative for Soy in Human Health Program’s USDA Food for Progress Poultry Project that concluded its activities in Ghana in 2019. Ghanaian poultry farmers, like Mathew Bonso, continue to make progress and recognize the

ASA/WISHH Trade Teams Strengthen Ties to US Soy

The American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program led two trade teams across four states this June. Across two trade teams, WISHH partnered with the Kansas Soybean Commission, Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, and the

ASA’S WISHH Airs Food Security Ads on DC NPR Station

Washington D.C.’s NPR station, WAMU, is airing ASA/WISHH advertisements that inform listeners on how U.S. soybean farmers support WISHH and U.S. soy’s important role in global food security. The six radio ads feature soy as a protein powerhouse. USB is

WISHH Aqua Professionals Graduate in sub-Saharan Africa

WISHH Chair Roberta Simpson-Dolbeare and Treasurer Bob Haselwood honored five young professionals upon their completion of WISHH’s 16-week aquaculture training in Ghana. The May graduates demonstrate how WISHH’s United Soybean Board-supported internship program cultivates innovation and opportunities for the future

West African Poultry Farmer Prefers U.S. Soybean Meal

ASA’s WISHH recognizes May as Trade Month by highlighting its work connecting trade and development with Mathew Bonso, owner of a 50,000-bird flock in Ghana.  “I prefer U.S. soy because I learned about its quality through WISHH,” says Bonso. Shortly

New ASA/WISHH Committee Members Highlight World Trade Month

In conjunction with World Trade Month this May, the American Soybean Association has announced two new members have been appointed to its World Initiative for Soy in Human Health program committee. Soybean growers Heather Feuerstein of Belding, Michigan, and Daniel

WISHH Cambodian Aquaculture Project Hosts U.S. Fish Innovation Lab

This week, ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health Program’s Cambodian aquaculture project hosted the U.S. Agency for International Development Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish at Mississippi State University. Mark Lawrence, Ph.D., the program’s director, provides activity

WISHH Cultivates Asian Markets for U.S. Soy

Asian market growth is another reason to celebrate April as Soy Foods Month. ASA/WISHH is building new Asian markets for U.S. identity preserved (IP) food soybeans by leveraging USDA program funding with U.S. soy checkoff investments. As a result, tofu

Innovative Technology Trials Begin in Ghana

This week, ASA’s World initiative for Soy in Human Health program began setting up aeration trials at two commercial aquaculture farms in Ghana. Funded by the Nebraska Soybean Board, the trials are conducted to assess the economic viability of using

WISHH Partners with SNI Global for Soy Foods Month

ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health Program is collaborating with SNI Global for Soy Foods Month this April. SNI Global recognizes the value of U.S. soy in providing high-quality protein. Some of its content in April discusses the

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