This year, Covid-19 international travel restrictions gave ASA’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Program the opportunity to re-envision how to deliver food engineering consulting services to food and beverage companies in El Salvador, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala,
In a June 9 Policy Brief, UN Secretary General António Guterres focused on the need to safeguard everyone’s access to food and adequate nutrition: for now, and in the future. As the Secretary-General pointed out, millions were already grappling with
Citing a 527% rise in global aquaculture production from 1990 to 2018, a new report affirms the trends driving WISHH’s work in aquaculture, including aqua feeds, in emerging and developing markets. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s State of the World’s
Ongoing research uncovers opportunities for soybean protein concentrate to serve as a sustainable replacement for fishmeal for many aquaculture species. Research projects like this one for pearl gentian grouper, a hybrid species with high protein requirements, help determine where soy fits well.
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
Reducing food loss and waste is widely seen as an important way to reduce production costs and increase the efficiency of the food system, improve food security and nutrition, and contribute towards environmental sustainability. Growing attention to food loss and
Meat: The Future Series – Options for the Livestock Sector in Developing and Emerging Economies to 2030 and Beyond
New research prepared by the International Livestock Research Institute for the World Economic Forum’s Meat: the Future dialogue series looks at the role of the livestock sector in developing and emerging economies to 2030 and beyond. Download the Report.
The Global Nutrition Report shares insights into the current state of global nutrition, highlighting the unacceptably high burden of malnutrition in the world. It identifies areas where progress has been made in recent years but argues that it is too
The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Read more.
The world is now home to the largest population of young people in history, with over 2.3 billion people—a third of humanity—between the ages of 15 and 34. In low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) across Africa and South Asia, a
Childhood stunting is one of the most significant impediments to human development, globally affecting approximately 162 million children under the age of 5 years. Stunting, or being too short for one’s age, is defined as a height that is more