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USDA_ERS

International Food Security Assessment, 2019-29

In 14 out of 76 countries, more than 50 percent of their populations were estimated to be food insecure in 2019. Eight of those countries are in Central and East Africa, one in West and Southern Africa each, and three in Asia. Haiti is the most food-insecure country in the Western Hemisphere, with 47 percent estimated to be food insecure in 2019. Given projections for lower food prices and rising incomes for most countries in this report, food security generally is expected to improve between 2019 and 2029.

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International Women’s Day: Catching an Aquaculture Market

In recognition of International Women’s Day and National Nutrition Month in March, WISHH honors entrepreneurs, like aquaculture businesswoman Lim Bunny in Kampong Cham, Cambodia, who lead innovative food and feed enterprises.  We thank Bunny for sharing her vision, advice, and

USDA Releases 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The foods and beverages that people consume have a profound impact on their health. Soy’s contributions to a healthy diet were recognized in the newly released 2020-2025 USDA Dietary Guidelines. This edition marks the first time the guidelines provide recommendations by life stage,

Soyfoods Help Worldwide Consumers Pursue Their Fitness Goals

By: Linda Funk, Flavorful Insight As global consumers embrace the exercise and fitness trend, look for them to increase their protein intake and purchase sports nutrition products, including those incorporating U.S.-grown soy. According to the Global Wellness Institute, the global physical activity economy will

World Fisheries Day Video: Building an Association

WISHH salutes the leaders of the new Cambodian Aquaculturist Association (CAA) as we recognize World Fisheries Day on Nov. 21. Launched Sept. 22, 2020, the young association has already achieved progress that aligns with the Cambodian government’s goals for economic