Current Program Highlights

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

WISHH Releases New 5-Year Strategic Plan

The ASA/WISHH Program Committee has completed development of its new 5-year strategic plan. WISHH and ASA will launch implementation of their complementary strategic plans on October 1, 2021. WISHH Committee members and state soybean organizations joined WISHH’s March 24 virtual

2020 Global Food Security Index Highlights Significance of WISHH Strategies

A new Corteva-sponsored global food security report reinforces the importance of WISHH’s work to connect trade and development. On February 23, the Economist Intelligence Unit released its ninth annual Global Food Security Index, which measures the underlying drivers of food security in 113 countries,

Hybrid Meats Containing Soy have Broad Appeal

Hybrid meats, including those that contain soy, may appeal to both flexitarians and meat eaters. A recent New York Times article highlighted the high prevalence of vegetarianism in Brazil, a country known for its meat consumption. According to a recent survey,

New U.S. Dietary Guidelines Recommend Inclusion of Soyfoods

The recently released 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans set forth recommendations to “make every bite count.” Consumption of soyfoods is recommended throughout the new guidelines. The 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines encourage healthy eating, which focuses on meeting nutritional needs throughout all stages of life, with a dietary

ASA/WISHH CAST-Cambodia Partners Sign MOU for Aquaculture Financing

ASA/WISHH’s Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade-(CAST) Cambodia project subcontractor, World Vision, is supporting more financing for Cambodian aquaculture through a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with AMK Microfinance. ASA/WISHH representatives joined World Vision Operation Director Vireak Leng and AMK

WISHH Leads Nigerian Aquaculture Trials

WISHH’s water exchange trials in Ibadan, Nigeria are laying the foundation for future feed demand in West African aquaculture enterprises. Local industry supported the trials with donated feed, suitable land to serve as the trial site, and advanced juvenile catfish.

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