Current Program Highlights

Business Leaders from Three Continents Gain Soy Protein Insights

ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health Program’s busy summer of trade teams is in full swing. This August, food and feed leaders from three different continents visited soy production leaders in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Business

ASA/WISHH Updates Foreign Agricultural Service on Activities

ASA’s WISHH Program Committee farmer leaders and WISHH staff today briefed USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service in Washington, D.C. on WISHH’s results and how the strong relationship with USDA connects trade and development for U.S. soybean growers. FAS Administrator Daniel Whitley

Solar and Cold Storage Technology and Training Boost Food Safety

In recognition of World Food Safety Day on June 7, the American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health shares three examples of its exciting work with strategic partners in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa: (1) management training for

ASA/WISHH’s New Report Details Cambodian Aquaculture Project Successes

ASA/WISHH’s latest semi-annual report on the Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST)-Cambodia project details the continued success of WISHH’s work in Cambodia. The report to USDA, which funds the Food for Progress Project, covers Oct. 1, 2021-March 31, 2022.

ASA/WISHH Sponsors Myanmar Soy Importers’ Educational Courses

ASA/WISHH sponsored industry leaders from Myanmar (sometimes called Burma) to attend Specialty Soya and Grains Alliance (SSGA) educational courses in May. More than 30 soymilk and tofu company representatives, importers, food science faculty from Yangon University and USDA Foreign Agricultural

ASA/WISHH Trains Aquaculture Association Executives in sub-Saharan Africa

ASA/WISHH’s latest association development activity trained seven leaders of the Ghana Aquaculture Association (GAA) to support expanding aquaculture production in sub-Saharan Africa. Using USDA Agricultural Trade Promotion Program (ATP) funds, WISHH offered customized training on strategic planning, communications and public

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