WISHH

ASA/WISHH Hosts Farmer Leaders in Central America

This week the American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) program hosted a group of farmer, state staff and industry leaders in El Salvador and Guatemala. The group met with a variety of soy food processing companies importing both U.S. soybeans and U.S. soy flour, and learned about new soy-based … Read More »

Myanmar, Cambodian Processors See Benefits of U.S. Soybeans

Northern Crops Institute (NCI) Food Scientist Dr. Zach Liu spent the past two weeks working with eight soymilk and tofu companies in Myanmar and Cambodia on the benefits of using U.S. food grade soybeans. Through a competitive bidding process, three U.S. exporters provided seven soybean varieties that were shipped in February through the U.S. Department … Read More »

ASA/WISHH Partners from Ghana Join Kansas State Feed Training

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) sent two poultry producers from Ghana to Kansas State University (KSU) to participate in the International Grains Program Institute Feed Manufacturing Short Course on June 11-14, 2018. Through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded AMPLIFIES Ghana project, ASA/WISHH is improving Ghana’s poultry … Read More »

WISHH Promotes Soy Benefits in Sri Lanka

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) program funded multiple activities in Sri Lanka last week to educate healthcare professionals and food processors on the many benefits of using soy proteins in human foods. Dr. Suresh Itapu, a soyfood expert, gave consultations to two food processors on the economic, nutritional … Read More »

WISHH Analyzes Senegal Feed, Poultry Opportunities

The World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) obtained funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Emerging Markets Program (EMP) to analyze challenges and opportunities in the development of the feed and poultry sectors in Senegal. In partnership with the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of USDA, WISHH is targeting Senegal to promote trade … Read More »

Poultry Feed Quality Improves Through ASA/WISHH’s AMPLIFIES Ghana Project

Feed millers in the West African country of Ghana have improved the quality of their feeds, thanks to the American Soybean Association’s World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (ASA/WISHH) U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded AMPLIFIES Ghana Project. Feed experts from AMPLIFIES partner Kansas State University have trained feed millers like Alfred Okyere, who operates … Read More »

U.S. Solvent Crusher Expert Provides Technical Assistance to Pakistan

Mark Heiman, a 35-year veteran in the solvent crushing industry, recently visited solvent extraction plants in Pakistan and offered technical assistance to local crushers. The country is an emerging market for U.S. soy. Exports of whole soybeans to Pakistan have increased dramatically since 2015 and were 630,000 MT during the 2016-17 marketing year. Soybeans are … Read More »

WISHH’S New Monitoring & Evaluation Officer Makes First Trip to Ghana

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) recently welcomed James Bernhardt to the team. As WISHH’s Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer, Bernhardt will work with staff to continue building systems and processes to support measurement of program outcomes. Bernhardt has experience implementing and evaluating programs in the developing world … Read More »

WISHH Continues Developing Soybean Market in Ghana

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) continues to develop the U.S. soybean market in Ghana. ASA/WISHH Regional Director – Africa Josh Neiderman visited Ghana this month to work with local stakeholders. Neiderman met with the local supply chain partner Yedent Agro Enterprises, a recent recipient of a U.S. … Read More »

WISHH Builds U.S. Soy Demand in West Africa

The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) recently met stakeholders and partners working to build demand for U.S. soybean products in Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire. In Dakar, Senegal WISHH Regional Director for Africa Josh Neiderman met with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) personnel to discuss … Read More »