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ASA/WISHH Talks Market Potential in Africa

Last week, the American Soybean’s Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) participated on a panel with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) personnel from sub-Saharan Africa, concerning business practices on the continent at the annual USAEDC conference. WISHH Regional Director for Africa Josh Neiderman joined Charles Rush … Read More »

WISHH Committee Meets with USDA FAS

The American Soybean’s Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) Committee recently held its business meeting and participated in a briefing with U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) staff. Outgoing Vice Chair Levi Huffman, of Indiana, and Treasurer Stan Born, of Illinois, who have completed their tenures on the … Read More »

WISHH M&E Officer Meets Local Staff, Stakeholders in Ghana

James Bernhardt, ASA/WISHH’s Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) Officer for the AMPLIFIES Ghana poultry and feed value chain development project recently co-facilitated  a three-day Coordination Meeting in Kumasi/Ejisu, Ghana with a key implementing partner, Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA). The purpose of this meeting, which was attended by 27 AMPLIFIES and ADRA staff, was to … Read More »

FAS Admin to Speak at WISHH, Indiana Soybean Alliance Protein Conference

Ken Isley, recently appointed U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) Administrator, will give the keynote address at the Affordable Protein Supply: Solving the Institutional Meals Puzzle workshop at Purdue University on July 30, 2018. The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH), University experts and industry stakeholders … Read More »

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 »