Current Program Highlights

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

WISHH Partners with ARD, Promotes Research into Global Food Security

ASA/WISHH continued its partnerships with academia to promote U.S. soy’s role in global leadership with its attendance at the Association of 1890s Research Directors (ARD) Biannual Symposium in Atlanta, Georgia. At the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore’s (UMES) invitation, WISHH used

ASA/WISHH Partners with SNI Global on Fact Sheet Translations

ASA/WISHH’s Asian and Latin American regions face challenges where consumers and companies might be unaware of the science that supports soy protein for healthy diets. Finding reliable and accurate information can be challenging to counter these many myths.  The Soy Nutrition

WISHH Trade Team Highlights WISHH’s Impact in African Aquaculture

WISHH is giving sub-Saharan African fish farmers the tools to catch opportunities and overcome challenges. “Because of WISHH’s training and trade trips, I’ve gotten the confidence to start fish farming again,” says Ghanaian John Domozoro. “The technical assistance really did

WISHH Strategic Partner Featured on Kenyan TV Network

2022 brings even more positive exposure for one of ASA/WISHH’s strategic partners that participated in WISHH’s USB-funded project for entrepreneurs to expand the role of soy in foods or feeds. Prosoya Kenya stars on the Kenyan Television Network (KTN). Hailing

WISHH Cultivates Latin American Food Company Innovation with Soy

Latin American food companies continue to count on ASA/WISHH for innovation in new product development as well as introductions to U.S. soy suppliers. Of the companies WISHH provided soy functionality expertise to in the last 3 months: 40% have requested

ASA/WISHH Partner Nets 30% Profit Increase with CAST Support

ASA/WISHH’s Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST) – Cambodia’s work with fish producer and wholesaler Chin Long has resulted in his fish sales increasing from 1 ton per day to an average of 1.2 tons per day. The business

Collaboration is Currency for WISHH and its Strategic Partners

WISHH’s attendance at the Soybean Leadership Academy last week affirmed key pillars of WISHH’s new strategic plan. The Soybean Leadership Academy, hosted by ASA, provides a training program for soy industry leaders as well as networking opportunities. One track focused

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