ASA/WISHH’s Cambodia team met with Washington, D.C.-based USDA Foreign Agricultural Service staff who traveled to Cambodia to review implementation of a USDA McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program led by the World Food Programme and partners. The FAS representatives were Ms. Bobbi Kraham, Senior International Program Specialist, McGovern Dole, and Ms. Sigal Bernstein, Special Assistant to the Deputy Administrator, Office of Capacity Building and Development. They requested a visit of Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade – Cambodia, WISHH’s USDA Food for Progress Project. CAST Cambodia focuses on strengthening the Cambodian aquaculture industry. CAST and WFP are exploring how CAST-supported fish farmers and distributors can sell fish to the local school meal programs. On March 17, the team visited two women-led businesses representing the full value chain, from hatchery through fish grow out to post-harvest processing and sale in shops.
WISHH Secretary Craig Williams described how U.S. soy is a protein powerhouse during his featured remarks at a global food security roundtable that brought Indiana’s top agriculture leaders to Purdue University on September 6. The Eleanor Crook Foundation partnered with