Current Program Highlights

ASA/WISHH’s Early Partnership Pays Off for Pandemic Food Security

Opinion Editorial by former WISHH Chairman David Iverson, a South Dakota soybean grower and United Soybean Board Secretary and Sustainability Target Area Coordinator My 6’4” height fascinated the giggling Guatemalan children, but they quickly overcame their shyness after introductions by

WISHH Cultivates Contacts at GTE for West African Feed Supplier

ASA/WISHH’s Africa team participated in the U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange & Specialty Grains Conference (GTE) in St. Louis on August 24-26. The GTE was an excellent opportunity for WISHH’s Senegal-based partner, NMA Sanders, to meet with suppliers of U.S.

ASA/WISHH Virtual Coffee Further Connects USDA FAS to WISHH Committee

ASA/WISHH hosted USDA Foreign Agricultural Service staff to a virtual coffee that reinforced the already strong working relationship between WISHH and FAS. WISHH Program Committee members joined the July 16 discussions along with 14 FAS employees, including newly appointed Administrator

African Aquaculture Entrepreneurs Net Another Award

Photo Caption: Evans Danso, recently awarded Best Fish Farmer in Ghana by the Ghanaian Ministry of Food and Agriculture, proudly displays fresh tilapia on his farm in Ghana. Congratulations to WISHH strategic partner Flosell Farms, founded by Evans and Florence

ASA/WISHH CAST-Cambodia Project Partners with Syngenta Foundation

ASA/WISHH’s Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST)-Cambodia project partners have signed a memorandum of understanding to launch an aquaculture insurance feasibility study and pilot project. The Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, World Vision Cambodia, and Forte Insurance Company held

ASA/WISHH & Iowa Trade Expert Mark Fischer Mentor Asian Entrepreneur

ASA/WISHH has tapped more than 21 years of international market development expertise by having Mark Fischer contribute to WISHH’s work with Asian soyfood entrepreneurs through WISHH’s USB-funded initiative. Fisher retired from the Iowa Economic Development Authority after leading more than

3 Reasons from Africa to Celebrate Soyfoods Month

WISHH is observing April Soyfoods Month by celebrating a West African strategic partner’s latest successes. Yedent Agro Group’s accomplishments are notable in any year. Achieving such resilient results in the midst of a pandemic is exceptional. From health-conscious consumers to

New USDA Reports Affirm WISHH’s Strategies in Central America

WISHH’s work is on the right track for U.S. soy in Central America. Two new USDA reports feature Guatemala and El Salvador as important countries for U.S. agriculture even as the countries face the challenges of COVID-19. WISHH’s ongoing strategies

Cambodian Aquaculturist Association Leads Again!

The ASA/WISHH-supported Cambodian Aquaculturist Association’s (CAA) membership continues to grow in numbers as well as leadership for the industry. CAA’s ranks now include 318 fish farmers, sellers, wholesalers, feed millers and distributors, as well as other industry representatives in Cambodia’s

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